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Theories of Religion

The Poetic Genius is the true Man and the body or outward form of Man is derived from the Poetic Genius.

All Religions are One

William Blake, 1788
Laocoön, William Blake


William Blake, 1825-1827
The Laws of Manu, Classical India

Want to become a Brahman? Memorize 1000 laws.

The Laws of Manu

Author Unknown, 200 BCE

Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence. From these contraries spring what the religious call Good and Evil... Good is heaven. Evil is hell.

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

William Blake, 1790
More Themes in Art
Trimūrti, Religion


Demons, Religion


Jesus Christ, Religion

Jesus Christ

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