10-25 Myth and Religion - world perceived as ordered, as...

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Myth and Religion a) Myth a. Defined: a complex of stories-some no doubt fact, and some fancy-which, for various reasons, human beings regard as demonstrations of the inner meaning of the universe and of human life. b. Myths provide stories and exemplary models by which we can envision the
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Unformatted text preview: world perceived as ordered, as having meaning and purpose, or as threatened by chaos or evil c. Help us understand the human condition d....
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course ANTH 1102 taught by Professor Gonzalez during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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