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    Alpha: The Myths of Creation (Classics in Religious Studies / Scholars Press and the Ameri) (Paperback) By (author) Charles H. Long

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    DescriptionAfter discussing the nature of religion, mythic and scientific modes of thinking and the general character of creation myths, Charles Long interprets five major types of such myths: creation from nothing, emergence myths, world-parent myths, creation from Chaos and from the cosmic egg, and earth-diver myths. Original texts of creation myths from a wide range of cultures offer insights into the authentic ways of mythic thinking and expression.


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    Title
    Alpha
    Subtitle
    The Myths of Creation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles H. Long
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 287
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 424 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780891306047
    ISBN 10: 0891306048
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.7
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF, HRAB
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Libri: I-RK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: REL017000
    B&T Approval Code: A13220000
    BISAC V2.8: LAW052000
    B&T General Subject: 490
    Ingram Subject Code: RK
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 291.2/4
    DC21: 291.24
    DC22: 291.24
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: 82021532, BL325.C7 L6 1983
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, QRAB
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Scholars Press
    Publication date
    02 January 1983
    Publication City/Country
    Atlanta