Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Myth

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Overview

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815322573
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Series: Theorists of Myth Series , #3
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
Myth and Symbol in Contemporary Philosophy and Theology: The Limits of Demythologizing 1
The Meaning of "Mythology" in Relation to the Old Testament 15
Myth and the New Testament: The Greek Word [actual symbol not reproducible] 25
New Testament and Mythology 29
Judaism and the Modern Political Myths 73
The Mythic 85
The Meaning and Function of Myth in Greek and Roman Literature 105
The Prestige of the Cosmogonic Myth 129
Myth and Reality 143
Mythic Thought in the Ancient Near East 168
Sumerian Mythology: A Review Article 174
Greek Mythology: Some New Perspectives 200
Review of The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man: An Essay on Speculative Thought in the Ancient Near East 213
Myth and the Old Testament 245
Method in the Study of Near Eastern Myths 264
Inside and Outside the Mouth of God: The Boundary Between Myth and Reality 279
The Truth of Myth 313
Introduction: The Symbolic Function of Myths 327
Myth: Some Philosophical Problems 341
Myth in Greek Historiography 357
The Semantic Approach to Myth 369
Myth and History in Israelite-Jewish Thought 379
Acknowledgments 409
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