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myth of the mystical East

Elliot, Robert Henry

myth of the mystical East

by Elliot, Robert Henry

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Published by Wm. Blackwood & Sons in Edinburgh, and London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Magic -- India.,
    • Magic tricks.,
    • India -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Henry Elliot.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1434.I4 E4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 301 p.
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6319619M
      LC Control Number35007509
      OCLC/WorldCa4339855

      Myth Theory; Myth in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East. in the Bible (Part 1) and the reuse of the same texts in the Midrash and Talmud (Part 2) and in medieval Jewish mystical literature, especially the book of Zohar (Part 3). Rejects the view that myth is a feature of polytheism and foreign to monotheism of the Hebrew Bible and. This myth provides the heavenly origin of souls, and in itself fuses many traditions. closed to them. Therefore He drove the man out, and stationed east of the garden of Eden the. cherubim and the fiery ever-turning sword, the mystical cosmology of the Ari, .

      6 Mythical Monsters. Tales of the flying behemoths most likely originated in the Middle East, but they later became a popular motif in ancient Greek literature. A popular myth among. Dragon, legendary monster usually conceived as a huge, bat-winged, fire-breathing, scaly lizard or snake with a barbed tail. The belief in these creatures apparently arose without the slightest knowledge on the part of the ancients of the gigantic, prehistoric, dragon-like reptiles.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xxiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The Volume --The Title --The Style --The Chapters --Part I: Myth --Tolerance, Ideology and Myth --The Law of Tolerance --Terminological Clarification --The Four Moments of Tolerance: Political ; Theological ; Philosophical ; Mystical --Between Ideology and Myth. John Zada is a writer, photographer, and journalist drawn to stories about adventure and far-flung parts of the world. He has worked in over two dozen countries and spent years as a journalist in the Middle East. His work has appeared in the Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Explore, CBC, Al Jazeera, BBC, Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Valleys of the Noble Beyond is his first book.


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