Key concepts in religion
by Robert S. Ellwood;
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Structured around a typical programme of study, Robert Ellwood’s accessible introduction covers all the major theories concerning the meaning and interpretation of myth, from structuralist to psychoanalytic, and includes illustrative examples throughout, including modern literary and cinematic myths, from The Lord of the Rings to Star Wars.
1. Encountering Myth
2. Types and Theories of Myth
3. Creation Myths
4. The Hero's Journey: The Warrior
5. The Hero's Journey: The Saviour
6. Eschatological Myth: The End of the World
7. Myths of Evil
8. Nationalistic Myth
9. The Sources of Myth
10. The Psychology of Myth
12. Modern Myth
Robert Ellwood was Professor of Religion at the University of Southern California from 1967 until his retirement in 1997. He is author or editor of over 25 books, including textbooks in world religions and religious studies, histories, and works on spirituality.
Myth by Robert S. Ellwood was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in December 2008 and is our 52578th best seller. The ISBN for Myth is 9781847062352.
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|Page last updated||4th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Robert S. Ellwood|
|Publisher||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (December 2008)|
|Number of Pages||192|