Introduction

Mimetic Roots

Oral Religion and Culture

Religion for Hunter-Gatherers

Religion and the Neolithic Revolution

Maternal Cosmotheism : Old Europe

Patriarchal Cosmotheism- The Aryans

Scribal Religion

Urban Life in the Bronze Age: Mimetic Desire, Violence and Religious Sacrifice

The Indus Valley Enigma

Religion and the Axial Revolution

Plato’s Axial Critique of Scribal Culture

Jesus’ Axial Critique of Scribal Religion

Radical Axial Mysticism: Valentinian Gnosticism

Axial Hermeneutics: Origen

Axial Hermeneutics: Dionysius on Religious Language

Medieval Arguments over God: Human Nature Edition

Medieval Arguments over God: Philosophy of Religion Edition

Medieval Axial Mysticism: Beguine Spirituality

Medieval Axial Mysticism: Meister Eckhart

Paper & Print

Print Christianity

Print Ontology: Cartesian Rationalism

Print Ontology: The 3rd Person Logic of Deism and Design

Print Ontology: The 1st Person Apotheosis of the Self

Romantic Critiques of Industrial Technology 

Romanticism: Class session

Industrial Christianity

Freud & The Industrial Self

Electromagnetic Spirituality