chapter  8
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The Challenge of Polytheism

I will do, I should make it clear that I am not advocating an impossible return to the

ancient polytheistic world of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, or Rome. I will entertain

polytheism as a philosophical idea. I will bring my journey to a temporary halt by

sketching my own fanciful creation story, casting a casual eye over history from the

big bang onward.