by Justin Robbins
Robbins is a frequent and popular contributor to the Cowgirl Blog. You can follow him on Twitter at @JustinRobbins15
Whether you are a full-on buff, a hobby historian or you just glance at the occasional documentary while surfing channels, you will have noticed the story of the human race is nearly inseparable from the history of religion. Where human civilizations arose and fell again, there lie the remnants of idols, the signs of ritual, and the fragments of the stories through which they understood their world. You can start literally wherever and whenever you want. In any corner of the globe you can find humanity’s first and flailing efforts to explain what we now know to be natural phenomena; including the fact there are no corners on the globe.