By John E. Smith

This interesting publication considers structures of trust and perform which aren't religions within the full-blown experience, yet which however impact human existence in methods just like the position performed by means of the regarded religions. Professor Smith's thorough account compares the positive aspects which Humanism, Marxism and Nationalism percentage with acknowledged religions, analysing every one in flip, and asks even if there isn't continuously a hazard of the demonic while any contingent truth - guy, the commercial order, or the country - is made absolute.

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