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The Rise and Fall of the Christian Myth: Restoring Our Democratic Ideals

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The Rise and Fall of the Christian Myth: Restoring Our Democratic Ideals - Mack, Burton L
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A preeminent scholar explores the evolution of the Christian worldview and argues that it no longer offers a satisfactory vision for our democratic, multicultural society. This book is the culmination of a lifelong scholarly inquiry into Christian history, religion as a social institution, and the role of myth in the history of religions. Mack shows that religions are essentially mythological and that Christianity in particular has been an ever-changing mythological engine of social formation, from Roman times to its ...

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The Rise and Fall of the Christian Myth: Restoring Our Democratic Ideals 2017, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300222890

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