” The god can no more exist without his people than the nation without its god. “


” The god, it would appear, was frequently thought of as the physical progenitor or first father of his people. “


” The land of a god corresponds with the land of his worshipers. “


” We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit. “



All 4 William Robertson Smith Quotes about God in picture


The god can no more exist without his people than the nation without its god.
The god, it would appear, was frequently thought of as the physical progenitor or first father of his people.
The land of a god corresponds with the land of his worshipers.
We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit.

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