A Book of the Beginnings, Vol.1

A Book of the Beginnings, Vol.1

Paperback Cosimo Classics: Metaphysics

By (author) Gerald Massey


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  • Publisher: COSIMO CLASSICS
  • Format: Paperback | 516 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 254mm x 23mm | 930g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2013
  • ISBN 10: 1602068291
  • ISBN 13: 9781602068292
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,496,228

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After enjoying years as a popular journalist and poet, intellectual and freethinker Gerald Massey turned his vast studies in the field of Egyptology into A Book of the Beginnings, a bold statement that the origin of all civilization lays in ancient Egypt. His assertions, radical at the time-indeed, almost a century before the discovery of three-million-year-old human remains in Africa-resonate loudly today, when molecular biology is making corresponding discoveries alongside the still-raging creation-versus-evolution controversy. In Volume I, Massey lays the foundation of the Egypt-centric position through a scholarly comparative analysis of language, names, and mythology-delving not only into our most basic actions of naming and communicating, but also man's beloved, universal myths of death, awakenings, and love. British author GERALD MASSEY (1828-1907) published works of poetry, spiritualism, Shakespearean criticism, and theology, but his best-known works are in the realm of Egyptology, including The Natural Genesis and Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World.

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