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Higgins argued that the Druids were identical with many other ancient sects and that Christianity was a deliberate distortion of this ancient religion.
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Beverley shared many enthusiasms with Higgins, including opposition to slavery and a distaste for established religion and the clergy. Freemasonry in the nineteenth century. Thus where Toland’s term referred to pan- all and -theism godHiggins refers to Pande- a root indicating this family of gods and -isma wholly English construction indicating allegiance to an ideology. Among the many theories presented in this book is that both the Celtic Druids and the Jews originated in India — and that the name of the Biblical Abraham is really a variation of the word Brahmacreated by shifting the last letter to the beginning: Higgins asked Beverley to include a reply by him in the book, but Beverley refused and did not even send Higgins a copy of the book.
Beverley evidently wanted to overcome the problems which had been caused by internal disputes within the Humber Lodge and to mark the consecration of the new temple with a prestigious event.
He took an interest in radical politics, campaigning for the abolition of the Corn Laws and the laws protecting game. The book was published in two quarto volumes numbering 1, pages, and contains meticulous references to hundreds of references.
He described how he suspected that there was a line of descent from the Chaldees, the astronomer priests of the Near East, to the medieval Celtic religious communities of the Culdees, and argued that they were all masons. Lists with This Book. It derived from an existing masonic lodge there, but the origins of this can only be traced back as far as the late 17th century and it is impossible to substantiate the connection with antiquity which Higgins proposed.
He wrote to the press exposing the conditions within the asylum.
Anacalypsis (Volume 1 of 2) by Godfrey Higgins
A good way to fry your egg. The Druids according to Higgins were the priests of a primordial religion, the chief features of which were sun and phallus worship.
Floyd Dorsey rated higglns it was amazing Oct 18, Ross E Carlyon rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Indu Muralidharan rated it really liked it Aug 07, He persuaded his friend Godfrey Higgins that it was about time that he proceeded to the degrees of Fellow Craft and Master Mason.
In the original London edition ofthe word Anacalypsis appears only twice: When coining “Pandeism”, Higgins showed his awareness of the similarity between Pandeism and pantheism by directly contrasting his Pandeism with Toland’s pantheism:.
He remained a member until his death.
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Anacalypsis (Volume 1 of 2)
Hero Jones rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Higgins concludes that his observations:. Book 8, chapter 8, gdfrey 1 and 2; page He was also active in promoting the cause of parliamentary reform. The campaign to expose the abuses at York is considered a turning point in the modern history of the treatment of mental illness.
James Soutar rated it it was amazing May 17, He has been termed a “pol Godfrey Higgins gy an English magistrate and landowner, a prominent advocate for social reform, historian, and antiquarian.
Inhe devoted most of the twelfth volume of The Republican to an exposure of masonic rituals. An inscription by Higgins in the front of the volume states that the book was lent by him to his friends Robert Taylor and Julian Hibbert on condition that they return it when asked and that they do not permit anybody else to read it and goodfrey discuss it in the most general terms.
Taylor preached godfey on the true nature of Freemasonry, and with Carlile planned public performances of masonic rituals.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The first ceremony to be performed in the new godfre hall at Hull on 3 October was raising of Higgins to the degree of Fellow Craft, with Beverley in the chair.
As I have formerly said, it seems to me contrary to common sense to believe, that the ignorant half-savage anacalypsiz first worship the ground he treads upon,— that he would raise his mind to so abstruse and so improbable a doctrine as, that the earth he treads upon created him and created itself: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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