The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Literature, perhaps more than anything else, exercises a leavening influence on
the temper of a man's moral life. It looses him from the bonds of his own position
in space and time; it releases him from exclusive involvement with his own ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff. Effect of separating art from
religion Attitudes toward patronage Inferior influence of secular “religions” The
impact of fantasy Art as a celebration of the. volved with abstract ideas, and
In fact, artists have been most affected by the drama of events (or “theatre”)
brought into being by secular religions, rather than by their “mythology.” A great
many modern artists have been willing to let themselves be influenced by the
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