Modern Conceit

From the May 2013 Print Edition

Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept ? by Brent Nongbri? Yale, 288 pages, $35 In Before Religion , Brent Nongbri makes the case that once there was no religion and then modern Westerners invented it. This claim will strike many as both preposterous”didn’t ancient peoples in all . . . . Continue Reading »