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Treatise on the Gods

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H. L. Mencken is perhaps best known for his scathing political satire. But politicians, as far as Mencken was concerned, had no monopoly on self-righteous chest-thumping, deceit, and thievery. He also found religion to be an adversary worthy of his attention and, in Treatise on the Gods, he offers some of his best shots, a choreographed cannonade. Mencken examines religion everywhere, from India to Peru, from the myths of Egypt to the traditional beliefs of America's Bible Belt. He compares Incas and Greeks, examines ...

Treatise on the Gods 2006, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801885365

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Treatise on the Gods 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801856549

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