A Comparative Study in Semitic and Indo-European Religion. Pp. 175. 8vo. Ink name, light spotting to page edges; good+ in clipped, age-toned & edgeworn, good+ dust jacket with small stains & faint spotting. School of Oriental and African Studies Jordan Lectures in Comparative Religion VI [Sixth Series]. "Professor James takes as his starting point the problem of the origins of monotheism in preliterate society, and from this moves to a detailed comparison of this celestial Supreme Being in the Fertile Crescent and the Ancient Near East, in Israel and India, and in Greece and Rome. Finally, the Christian interpretation of Deity is considered in relation to the Semitic and Indo-European traditions and their survival in the Graeco-Roman world."