Saturday, June 22, 2013
From the Archives: Part 30 of The Self and its Sources
Rudolf Otto: experience of the primitive sacred – ‘awe’ and ‘awful’ – religious dread, the primary emotion that attended the discovery of religion.
Our ancestors were religious not because they were pious but because they were terrified. An example from the Aztec story of Tezcatlipoca
Posted by Randy Coleman-Riese at 1:30 AM
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