1897 RELIGION AND LUST - PSYCHIC RELATION OF SEX AND CULTURE, PHALLIC WORSHIP
RELIGION AND LUST: THE PSYCHICAL CORRELATION OF RELIGIOUS EMOTION AND SEXUAL DESIRE
Book Details + Condition: Courier-Journal Job Printing Co. (Louisville, KY). Second Edition, 1897 (First Edition was same year). Scarce. Hardcover. 338 pages. Treatise by James Weir, Jr. on the relationship between religion and sex, along with relevant psychological issues. He explains that the sexual urges, phallic worship etc., are the starting point for most religious and social structures.The volume is written in three parts, titled "The Origin of Religious Feeling," "Phallic Worship," and "Psychical Correlation of Religious Emotion and Sexual Desire." Weir then investigates psychological problems, with subchapters titled "Virginity and Effemination," "Genius and Degeneration," "The Effect of Female Suffrage on Posterity," "Prophecy and Insanity," and more. Cloth covers with gilt text to front and spine. A sound and clean copy of a very scarce edition, with firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; wear and discoloration to boards; front & rear free endpapers have been removed; interior is clean and free of markings.