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Myths are truths

published 22 days ago in Blog

…the account of Rabbi Gillman’s concept of myth: Based on the ideas of Paul Tillich and Paul … and philosophy—he came up with the idea of the “myth of Sinai….” By “myth” he did not mean … he crusaded against the misuse of the term “myth” as “falsehood….” Instead, he used the term … “myth” to mean an organizing principle into which we … that communicates a community’s master-narrative. Myths…are “sublime metaphors, poetic constructs …


False dichotomies

published 1781 days ago in Blog

…Time’s Arrow, Time’s Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time …


Get Real

published 1774 days ago in Blog

…the three-fold movement in history—from myth to particular reality to fantasy/virtual reality. … “Imagine,” yet not heard as the new myth-making, OMG-AMAZING, and hubristically-fashioned …




Do humanism and universalism differ?

published 2173 days ago in Blog

…Human consciousness relies upon symbol, image and myth to express knowledge which cannot be framed … “new atheism”) which deny that symbol, image and myth refer to or inform humankind about anything real? … because it blends both Christian and Pagan mythic imagery into a portrait of Jesus the Christ. … antlers and dance for ancient feasts. In Celtic mythology, individuals like Merlin sometimes assume …


Unless We Change

published 2824 days ago in Blog

…who must be abolished but rather their prevailing myth. The hero should not be rewarded for slaying the …


“Theomorphology”: Reflection by Andrew Wood

published 2991 days ago in Blog

…began mankind’s spiritual journey through myth and legend, spirits and demons, many gods and one … have assiduously distanced their Divinity from mythology – that is the weaving of imaginative … God displays many of the same elements as the myths of the Greek and Roman gods and still relies on …