Initiation Between Two Worlds (Innbundet)

Structure & Symbolism in Pre-Christian Scandinavian Religion

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 525
Forlag: University Press of Southern Denmark
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9788776743277
Omtale Initiation Between Two Worlds
The purpose of this book is to apply theories and perspectives from the Study of Religion, or Comparative Religion, to the study of the pre-Christian culture in the North. The basic idea is that such an application will en-lighten our understanding of some myths and other narratives which, from other points of view, may seem obscure and thus give us a glimpse into the world view of the pagan Scandinavians, which cannot be obtained otherwise. The book deals with problems within the study of Religion as well as within Scandinavian Studies, and hopefully it can inspire scholars from both fields.

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