James Frazer

James Frazer
Birth 1854
Death 1941

A Scotsman (we’ll call him that for now, but what if Scotland really does become independent?), religious historian, anthropologist and cultural critic. He believed that religious belief progressed through three main stages over the course of human history: the first stage was primitive magic, totemism, ju-ju and mythology, the second was organised religion, and the third was scientific progress.

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