The Evolution of Religious Thought: Cultural Diffusion
This is the second installment of The Evolution of Religious Thought. In this section I describe the process in which religious beliefs transfer between cultures. Towards the end, I briefly touch on the affect this had on monotheism, specific to Christianity. The purpose of this section is to provide the reader with a background on cultural diffusion so that when I begin discussing monotheism, some of the processes that Christianity and Islam implemented won’t be foreign.