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'The Lord of the Rings,' published in the mid-1950s, was intended as a preh

'The Lord of the Rings,' published in the mid-1950s, was intended as a prehistory to our own world. It was perceived by Tolkien to be a small but significant episode in a vast alternate mythology constructed entirely out of his own imagination.
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I love Norse mythology - Thor and Odin and Loki - amazing characters.

I love Norse mythology - Thor and Odin and Loki - amazing characters.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient rel

But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I had been a college teacher. I had taught Greek mythology.

I had been a college teacher. I had taught Greek mythology.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Can Christian preaching expect modern man to accept the mythical view of th

Can Christian preaching expect modern man to accept the mythical view of the world as true? To do so would be both senseless and impossible. It would be senseless, because there is nothing specifically Christian in the mythical view of the world as such.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

*to thor* Zeus had replied that he had pulled fluffballs of lint out of his

*to thor* Zeus had replied that he had pulled fluffballs of lint out of his bellybutton that were bigger than Asgard
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..and why the winter suns so rush to bathe themselves in the seaand what sl

..and why the winter suns so rush to bathe themselves in the seaand what slows down the nights to a long lingering crawl...
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The signs of the old flame, I know them well.I pray that the earth gape dee

The signs of the old flame, I know them well.I pray that the earth gape deep enough to take me downor the almighty Father blast me with one bolt to the shades,the pale, glimmering shades in hell, the pit of night,before I dishonor you, my conscience, brea
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the dank night is sweeping down from the skyand the setting stars incline o

the dank night is sweeping down from the skyand the setting stars incline our heads to sleep.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Just another part of that Spartan killer instinct. I can slay the ladies ju

Just another part of that Spartan killer instinct. I can slay the ladies just as well as I can reapers.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I had to find Mr. Brentwood. And I had to save him. Zeus, Inc. had saved th

I had to find Mr. Brentwood. And I had to save him. Zeus, Inc. had saved the world 50 years ago when we had depleted our energy resources. The very same Zeus, Inc. that now powered a majority of the known world. And that power had come from the man himsel
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In order to witness clearly the march of humanity from its inception to the

In order to witness clearly the march of humanity from its inception to the present moment, an understanding of how humankind has held encounter with the divine as central is crucial. Ancient humanity provides us with an excellent laboratory for gaining s
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