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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • A Short History of Mythby Karen Armstrong

    The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 23.95

    The history of myth is the history of humanity. Our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world link us to our ancestors and each other. Myths help us make sense of the universe. Armstrong's characteristically insightful and eloquent book serves as a brilliantly thought-provoking introduction. more...

  • The Implied Spider Updated with a New Prefaceby Wendy Doniger

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    Wendy Doniger's foundational study is both modern in its engagement with a diverse range of religions and refreshingly classic in its transhistorical, cross-cultural approach. By responsibly analyzing patterns and themes across context, Doniger reinvigorates the comparative reading of religion, tapping into a wealth of narrative traditions, from... more...

  • Totemsby Brad Steiger

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Discover the secrets of animal totems and their sacred, transformative powers. Among traditional Native Americans and other tribal peoples, totems are the enduring animal symbols that allow these peoples to explore the mysteries of life and the spirit world. from the graceful Antelope to the aggressive Cougarto the wise and peaceful Turtle, each... more...

  • Mysteries of the Dark Moonby Demetra George

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Exploring the mystery, wisdom, and power of the dark phase of the moon's cycle--a lunar-based model for moving through the dark times in our lives with understanding, consciousness, and faith in renewal. The moon's dark phase has traditionally been a time of fear and superstition, a time associated with death and isolation. The mythical embodiment... more...

  • Once and Future Mythsby Phil Cousineau

    Red Wheel Weiser 2003; US$ 24.95

    Drawing from history, movies, pop culture, and his own life experience, filmmaker and writer Phil Cousineau shows how ancient myths continue to affect and shape our contemporary lives. Each chapter moves from the ancient to the modern, from the once, to the now, to the future. Chapters include both retellings of classical myths--Sisyphus, Odysseus,... more...

  • Primal Mythsby Barbara C. Sproul

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    A comprehensive collection of creation stories ranging across widely varying times and cultures, including Ancient Egyptian, African, and Native American. more...

  • Cross-cultural pedagogiesby Ibrahima Diallo; Shirley O'Neil

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 125.00

    The International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning is currently considering high quality research papers for inclusion in a theme issue to be published in late 2012. This issue will focus on Cross-cultural pedagogies and the interface between Islamic and Western pedagogies and epistemologies.Over the past decades, the field of cross-cultural studies... more...

  • Myth in the Modern Worldby David Whitt; John Perlich

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Ubiquitous and enduring, myths remain an inherent part of culture. These 10 essays explore the role of myth in the modern world, delving not only into science fiction and fantasy, but also into sport, terrorist rhetoric and television. Contributors contemplate the changing face of the hero in Breaking Bad, Justified and the Japanese film trilogy 20th... more...

  • Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 2009by Jan Assmann

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 251.00

    Das Archiv für Religionsgeschichte ist eine Fachzeitschrift, die sich hauptsächlich mit den Religionen der Alten Welt beschäftigt. Die verschiedenen Aspekte dieses Forschungsgebietes werden in Form von Aufsätzen, Berichten über religionswissenschaftliche Hauptgebiete und Einzelreferaten behandelt. Jeder Band setzt einen thematischen... more...

  • Eyewitness Companions: Mythologyby Neil Philip; Philip Wilkinson

    DK Publishing 2007; US$ 25.00

    Originally told to explain the mysteries of the world?such as creation, divine will, fertility, death, and love?myths are a major part of many cultures throughout the world, and each area has its own myths. Organized by geographic region, each myth is placed within the civilization?s history and context. The key elements of world mythology, such as... more...