Man and his Gods

by Homer William Smith

Man and His Gods considers man’s ideas about the supernatural in the perspective of the evolution of Western theology and philosophy from the ancient Egyptians to the nineteenth century.

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“Smith was born in Denver, Colorado. He received his D.Sc in 1921 from John Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. From 1928 until his retirement in 1961 he was the Professor of Physiology and Director of the Physiological Laboratories at New York University School of Medicine. His research work focused on the kidney and he discovered inulin at the same time as A.N. Richards. Smith authored several books including From Fish to Philosopher, Man and His Gods and The Kidney: Structure and Function in Health and Disease.” —Wikipedia