Forming a Barrier
Forming a barrier crossword clue. Herald Sun newspaper two speed crossword on Thursday, 15 June 2017. 11 Letters
Cryptic clue: Bracing to receive the raid and putting up a barrier to stop it
The answer: FORMULATING
Other synonym: Worshipping
It is perhaps safest to say that the science of religions has no data on which to go, in formulating conclusions as to the original form of the objects of religious emotion; in this connexion it must be remembered that not only is it very difficult to get precise information of the subject of the religious ideas of people of low culture, perhaps for the simple reason that the ideas themselves are far from precise, but also that, as has been pointed out above, the conception of spiritual often approximates very closely to that of material.