Defining Humanism: The Battle Continues An Anthropological Interpretation of Religion Raymond Firth From: Volume 16, No. 4 Fall 1996 ShareTweet Raymond Firth World-renowned anthropologist Sir Raymond Firth has written Symbols, Public and Private (1973) and Tikopia Songs (1991), among many other works. He is a Humanist Laureate of the Academy of Humanism. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.