We have read about nine kinds of creation myths. Choose one and describe it, and then describe an example from mythology of this type. Make an effort to describe a type or example no one else has yet used in this Discussion. Remember to post a reply to a
What key types of male deities do we see in mythology?
Create an archetypal category, and then find at least three examples of it from different mythologies.
-contrast many of these male deities from the goddesses we read about last week:
What trends do y
choose a ritual and describe it. Then explain what mythical stories underlie the ritual or shape its meaning.
The ritual I have chosen for this week is that of the male coming of age ritual performed by the Mandan tribe. These trials are known as the Sun
godesses of life are usually viewed as ones who gave birth, such as the Earth mother who gave birth to the Earth. This position creates a powerful view of a goddess. This view of power is diminished whenever that goddess is dependant on man to provide the
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