God (Innbundet)

Myths of the Male Divine

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1996
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195093063
Kategori: Religion, historie og filosofi
Omtale: God
Gods is a "biography" of the god archetype from Palaeolithic times to the present. As a sequel to Goddess, this collection speaks to myth and gender issues in relation to the use of the male as a metaphor for the great mystery of existence. The authors retell myths from North and South America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, tracing evolution of the male god from servant of the goddess to seed-bearer, to war god, to the patriarchal god of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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