Economic and political antecedents of monotheism: a cross-cultural study

American Journal of Sociology Vol/Iss. 80 Published In Pages: 841-861
By Underhill, Ralph


Examines the cross-cultural correlates of belief in a high god or supreme creator. The results are compared to and found to be inconsistent with the theoretical perspectives of Swanson (1960) and Durkheim (1912).

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