Some say Egypt...some say Hinduism and so on.Answer Question
Animism: E. B. Tylor formulated a theory of animism as the earliest, "primitive" stage of religion (1871). Classic animism, according to Tylor, consists of attributing conscious life to natural objects or phenomena, a practice that eventually gave rise to the notion of a soul. Although now many recent anthropologist tend to disagree and feel that religion is just a scio-cultural construct.
Answer by emptynstr at 7:59 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Answer by Cosetterose at 8:00 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Atheism. No religion pre-dates religion.
Answer by beeky at 8:00 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
The oldest know "City" is in Mesopotamia, along the Euphrates River: Uruk. Settled somewhere around 4000BC, birthplace of the myth of Gilgamesh, the oldest know recorded story, thought to be pre- Rigvedic Sanskrit. The inhabitant's of this City were what we consider pagan and worshiped a pantheon of Gods and Goddesses. Temples served important religious as well as political and social functions.
Answer by emptynstr at 8:09 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Answer by Cosetterose at 8:18 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Answer by pam19 at 8:55 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Answer by pam19 at 9:00 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:13 AM on Mar. 2, 2011
Answer by soyousay at 9:41 AM on Mar. 2, 2011