True Myth: C. S. Lewis and Joseph Campbell on the Veracity by James W. Menzies

By James W. Menzies

Every one iteration asks in its personal method, "What does it suggest to be human?" In actual delusion, James Menzies addresses this question via exploring fantasy and faith within the deliberating mythologist Joseph Campbell and Oxford don C. S. Lewis.

Joseph Campbell understood Christianity as constituted of legendary issues just like these in different spiritual and secular myths. Admitting that definite parts of the biblical checklist are ancient, he taught the theological and stunning elements as symbolic, as tales during which the reader discovers what it potential to be human today.

C. S. Lewis outlined Christianity, and being really human, as a courting among the non-public author and his construction mediated via religion in his son, Jesus Christ. not like Campbell, Lewis took the theological and awesome actually. even if Lewis understood how you may see symbolism and classes for all times in outstanding occasions, he believed they have been greater than symbolic and certainly came about in human history.

Not simply does Menzies think about the methods Campbell and Lewis make the most of delusion in answering the query for his or her new release, yet he additionally probes the impact and presence of fable in philosophy, media, ethics, background, literature, artwork, song, and faith in a modern context, hence aiding readers think about solutions for his or her personal age.

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By James W. Menzies

Every one iteration asks in its personal method, "What does it suggest to be human?" In actual delusion, James Menzies addresses this question via exploring fantasy and faith within the deliberating mythologist Joseph Campbell and Oxford don C. S. Lewis.

Joseph Campbell understood Christianity as constituted of legendary issues just like these in different spiritual and secular myths. Admitting that definite parts of the biblical checklist are ancient, he taught the theological and stunning elements as symbolic, as tales during which the reader discovers what it potential to be human today.

C. S. Lewis outlined Christianity, and being really human, as a courting among the non-public author and his construction mediated via religion in his son, Jesus Christ. not like Campbell, Lewis took the theological and awesome actually. even if Lewis understood how you may see symbolism and classes for all times in outstanding occasions, he believed they have been greater than symbolic and certainly came about in human history.

Not simply does Menzies think about the methods Campbell and Lewis make the most of delusion in answering the query for his or her new release, yet he additionally probes the impact and presence of fable in philosophy, media, ethics, background, literature, artwork, song, and faith in a modern context, hence aiding readers think about solutions for his or her personal age.

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Gods & Goddesses of the Inca, Maya, and Aztec Civilizations

Sharing many universal ideals, deities, and rituals, the faith of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca used to be rooted in either the earth and the sky, the rhythms of the seasons, and the pursuits of the sunlight, moon, and stars. Readers will meet rain and solar gods, corn gods and fertility gods, earth moms who're either creators and destroyers, or even a feathered serpent. Lavish primary-source photos of arts and artifacts are paired with textual content that's either information-packed and enchanting. Readers who input this pantheon are in for an awe-inspiring cultural trip in the course of the divine mysteries of time and area.

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Sharing many universal ideals, deities, and rituals, the faith of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca used to be rooted in either the earth and the sky, the rhythms of the seasons, and the pursuits of the sunlight, moon, and stars. Readers will meet rain and solar gods, corn gods and fertility gods, earth moms who're either creators and destroyers, or even a feathered serpent. Lavish primary-source photos of arts and artifacts are paired with textual content that's either information-packed and enchanting. Readers who input this pantheon are in for an awe-inspiring cultural trip in the course of the divine mysteries of time and area.

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Athenian Myths and Institutions: Words in Action by Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown

By Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown

This publication analyzes the relationships among Athenian myths and the associations that proficient them. particularly, it examines how myths encode innovations on ritual, the code of the warrior, marriage, and politics. Combining conventional ancient and literary feedback with the methods of anthropologists, feminist critics, and cultural historians, the authors research particular examples of the epic and tragedy, in addition to funeral orations and the Parthenon marbles, to light up the methods mythic media exploited the ideals, innovations, and practices of fifth-century Athens, at the same time exemplifying and shaping that tradition.

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By Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown

This publication analyzes the relationships among Athenian myths and the associations that proficient them. particularly, it examines how myths encode innovations on ritual, the code of the warrior, marriage, and politics. Combining conventional ancient and literary feedback with the methods of anthropologists, feminist critics, and cultural historians, the authors research particular examples of the epic and tragedy, in addition to funeral orations and the Parthenon marbles, to light up the methods mythic media exploited the ideals, innovations, and practices of fifth-century Athens, at the same time exemplifying and shaping that tradition.

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Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals, Book 1) by Eleanor Herman

By Eleanor Herman

Think a time while the gods flip a blind eye to the pain of guys, while the final of the hellions roam the plains and evil stirs past the sides of the map. A time while towns burn, and of their ashes, empires rise.

Alexander, Macedonia’s sixteen-year-old inheritor, is close to getting to know his fated function in conquering the recognized international yet unearths himself attracted to newcomer Katerina, who needs to navigate the darkish secrets and techniques of courtroom lifestyles whereas hiding her personal venture: kill the Queen. yet Kat’s past love, Jacob, will visit unthinkable lengths to win her, no matter if it capacity competing for her middle with Hephaestion, a assassin sheltered through the prince. and much around the sea, Zofia, a Persian princess and Alexander’s unmet fiancée, desires to modify her future via looking the famed and lethal Spirit Eaters.

Weaving myth with the salacious and engaging information of actual historical past, ny occasions bestselling writer Eleanor Herman reimagines the best emperor the area has ever recognized: Alexander the nice, within the first e-book of the Blood of Gods and Royals sequence.

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By Eleanor Herman

Think a time while the gods flip a blind eye to the pain of guys, while the final of the hellions roam the plains and evil stirs past the sides of the map. A time while towns burn, and of their ashes, empires rise.

Alexander, Macedonia’s sixteen-year-old inheritor, is close to getting to know his fated function in conquering the recognized international yet unearths himself attracted to newcomer Katerina, who needs to navigate the darkish secrets and techniques of courtroom lifestyles whereas hiding her personal venture: kill the Queen. yet Kat’s past love, Jacob, will visit unthinkable lengths to win her, no matter if it capacity competing for her middle with Hephaestion, a assassin sheltered through the prince. and much around the sea, Zofia, a Persian princess and Alexander’s unmet fiancée, desires to modify her future via looking the famed and lethal Spirit Eaters.

Weaving myth with the salacious and engaging information of actual historical past, ny occasions bestselling writer Eleanor Herman reimagines the best emperor the area has ever recognized: Alexander the nice, within the first e-book of the Blood of Gods and Royals sequence.

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Celtic Mythology by John Arnott MacCulloch

By John Arnott MacCulloch

This vintage examine of the traditional stories of eire and Wales will delight everyone interested in Celtic folklore. Its vigorous stories of romance and love, of warfare and carnage, and of deeds either noble and base are observed through specialist remark, which locations them inside of a bigger cultural context.

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By John Arnott MacCulloch

This vintage examine of the traditional stories of eire and Wales will delight everyone interested in Celtic folklore. Its vigorous stories of romance and love, of warfare and carnage, and of deeds either noble and base are observed through specialist remark, which locations them inside of a bigger cultural context.

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A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1: From the Stone Age by Mircea Eliade

By Mircea Eliade

Publish yr note: initially released in French below the
title Histoire des croyances et des idees religieuses. Vol. 1: De [,age de l. a. pierre
aux mysteres d'Eleusis
Payot, Paris, 1976.
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"No one has performed loads as Mr. Eliade to notify literature scholars within the West approximately 'primitive' and Oriental religions. . . . everybody who cares in regards to the human experience will locate new info and new angles of vision."— Martin E. Marty, manhattan occasions ebook Review

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By Mircea Eliade

Publish yr note: initially released in French below the
title Histoire des croyances et des idees religieuses. Vol. 1: De [,age de l. a. pierre
aux mysteres d'Eleusis
Payot, Paris, 1976.
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"No one has performed loads as Mr. Eliade to notify literature scholars within the West approximately 'primitive' and Oriental religions. . . . everybody who cares in regards to the human experience will locate new info and new angles of vision."— Martin E. Marty, manhattan occasions ebook Review

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Encyclopedia of the Undead by Bob Curran

By Bob Curran

What lurks available in the market within the fog?
What was once that eerie sound at nighttime?
What flitted by way of on the finish of the road, simply past the farthest highway lamp?
From earliest instances, stories of the stressed useless and their fellow tourists have terrified mankind. even if round a distant campfire or in the course of a bustling urban, the unquiet spirits and attendant creatures that experience tormented humanity because the prehistoric darkness haven’t long past away – they nonetheless have the facility to strike worry in our hearts.
Encyclopedia of the Undead strains these shadowy entities – vampires, werewolves, ghouls and monsters – that lurk simply open air the diversity of human imaginative and prescient and inhabit our such a lot scary stories. Drawing on quite a lot of ideals and literature, it strains those horrors from their earliest recorded inceptions and charts their influence upon the human psyche. during this e-book, heritage and terror combine to create the issues that lurk within the darkest corners of our minds.
You’ll locate targeted descriptions of terrors from worldwide – from the mist-shrouded mountains of japanese Europe to the sweltering jungles of the Caribbean islands, from the darkish, stone-lined tombs of the uncoffined useless underneath the distant New England hills to the darkish magics that lurk underneath the thriving, colourful floor of a urban like New Orleans. as well as the extra traditional creatures, Encyclopedia of the Undead additionally info a few of the extra vague issues that gnaw on the edges of men’s minds – Incubi and Succubi, the Mara, and the darkish legends that experience prompted writers from Sheridan Le Fanu to H.P. Lovecraft.
This is a publication for all people who are drawn to the darker part of the human brain – the facet that examines or even embraces these ideals and imaginings that shape the foundation of our such a lot archetypical fears. this is often the e-book for these courageous adequate to plumb the depths of our worst nightmares!
Dr. Bob Curran lives and works within the North of eire, a spot that's haunted via delusion, legend and folktales. through the years, he has studied the darkish and sinister, either in his personal land and in areas past. A psychologist and a historian, he has written and lectured commonly at the arcane and the mysterious. he's the writer of Vampires and Celtic Lore & Legend (both from New web page Books).

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By Bob Curran

What lurks available in the market within the fog?
What was once that eerie sound at nighttime?
What flitted by way of on the finish of the road, simply past the farthest highway lamp?
From earliest instances, stories of the stressed useless and their fellow tourists have terrified mankind. even if round a distant campfire or in the course of a bustling urban, the unquiet spirits and attendant creatures that experience tormented humanity because the prehistoric darkness haven’t long past away – they nonetheless have the facility to strike worry in our hearts.
Encyclopedia of the Undead strains these shadowy entities – vampires, werewolves, ghouls and monsters – that lurk simply open air the diversity of human imaginative and prescient and inhabit our such a lot scary stories. Drawing on quite a lot of ideals and literature, it strains those horrors from their earliest recorded inceptions and charts their influence upon the human psyche. during this e-book, heritage and terror combine to create the issues that lurk within the darkest corners of our minds.
You’ll locate targeted descriptions of terrors from worldwide – from the mist-shrouded mountains of japanese Europe to the sweltering jungles of the Caribbean islands, from the darkish, stone-lined tombs of the uncoffined useless underneath the distant New England hills to the darkish magics that lurk underneath the thriving, colourful floor of a urban like New Orleans. as well as the extra traditional creatures, Encyclopedia of the Undead additionally info a few of the extra vague issues that gnaw on the edges of men’s minds – Incubi and Succubi, the Mara, and the darkish legends that experience prompted writers from Sheridan Le Fanu to H.P. Lovecraft.
This is a publication for all people who are drawn to the darker part of the human brain – the facet that examines or even embraces these ideals and imaginings that shape the foundation of our such a lot archetypical fears. this is often the e-book for these courageous adequate to plumb the depths of our worst nightmares!
Dr. Bob Curran lives and works within the North of eire, a spot that's haunted via delusion, legend and folktales. through the years, he has studied the darkish and sinister, either in his personal land and in areas past. A psychologist and a historian, he has written and lectured commonly at the arcane and the mysterious. he's the writer of Vampires and Celtic Lore & Legend (both from New web page Books).

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Neverfall by Brodi Ashton

By Brodi Ashton

An exhilarating new novella from the writer of the Everneath series!

Jack is trapped for eternity within the Tunnels whereas Nikki has controlled to circumvent Cole's snatch . . . for now. yet Cole is extra determined than ever to discover solutions approximately Nikki, his most sensible probability for taking on the throne of the underworld. How did she continue to exist the Feed? Can Cole locate one other Forfeit like her who can live to tell the tale it too?

Cole's quest leads him to the opposite aspect of the realm, to a mysterious, risky society often called the Delphinians, whose rate for info can be greater than Cole can pay—a expense which can damage Nikki. but if Cole makes an attempt to thieve the solutions in its place, his challenge leads to catastrophe. confronted with centuries in a Delphinian dungeon, Cole is faced with questions he's been too scared to invite himself: Is he particularly passionate about the throne—or is he keen about Nikki? and will she rather supply him a brand new starting because the Everneath's king . . . or will she as an alternative result in his tragic end?

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By Brodi Ashton

An exhilarating new novella from the writer of the Everneath series!

Jack is trapped for eternity within the Tunnels whereas Nikki has controlled to circumvent Cole's snatch . . . for now. yet Cole is extra determined than ever to discover solutions approximately Nikki, his most sensible probability for taking on the throne of the underworld. How did she continue to exist the Feed? Can Cole locate one other Forfeit like her who can live to tell the tale it too?

Cole's quest leads him to the opposite aspect of the realm, to a mysterious, risky society often called the Delphinians, whose rate for info can be greater than Cole can pay—a expense which can damage Nikki. but if Cole makes an attempt to thieve the solutions in its place, his challenge leads to catastrophe. confronted with centuries in a Delphinian dungeon, Cole is faced with questions he's been too scared to invite himself: Is he particularly passionate about the throne—or is he keen about Nikki? and will she rather supply him a brand new starting because the Everneath's king . . . or will she as an alternative result in his tragic end?

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The Mythology of Eden by Arthur George, Elena George

By Arthur George, Elena George

The biblical tale of Adam and Eve within the backyard of Eden is a cornerstone of Western civilization, but there are nonetheless many mysteries relating its origins and that means. within the Mythology of Eden, Arthur and Elena George make the most of new ancient and archaeological discoveries to bare how the story’s writer makes use of veiled symbolism and mythological storytelling to exhibit his message concerning the so much profound questions of human life in regards to the divine, existence, demise, and immortality. This cutting edge booklet bargains an interdisciplinary interpretation of the Eden tale that delves into fallacious assumptions and brings to mild info that experience formerly long past omitted. The Mythology of Eden offers a brand new figuring out of the tale of Adam and Eve and illuminates the story’s position and that means in our smooth global.

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By Arthur George, Elena George

The biblical tale of Adam and Eve within the backyard of Eden is a cornerstone of Western civilization, but there are nonetheless many mysteries relating its origins and that means. within the Mythology of Eden, Arthur and Elena George make the most of new ancient and archaeological discoveries to bare how the story’s writer makes use of veiled symbolism and mythological storytelling to exhibit his message concerning the so much profound questions of human life in regards to the divine, existence, demise, and immortality. This cutting edge booklet bargains an interdisciplinary interpretation of the Eden tale that delves into fallacious assumptions and brings to mild info that experience formerly long past omitted. The Mythology of Eden offers a brand new figuring out of the tale of Adam and Eve and illuminates the story’s position and that means in our smooth global.

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