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Myth, Ritual And Religion Vol. 2

By: Andrew Lang
Published By: Double9 Books
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Andrew Lang, a Scottish anthropologist and folklorist, wrote the landmark work "Myth, Ritual, and Religion," Volume 2. This work contributes significantly to anthropology and religious studies. In this volume, Lang investigates the interdependence of myth, ritual, and theology in a variety of cultures and communities. He delves into myths and rituals from various civilizations, including ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, and indigenous cultures. Lang studies how myths and rituals can commonly play an important role in molding a society's religious beliefs and practices. He investigates the symbolic value of myths and rituals, emphasizing their role in understanding the mysteries of life, death, and the natural world. Lang's work is notable for its comparative technique, which connects nations in order to discover universal themes and patterns in myth and ritual. He contends that these traditions and ceremonies are not merely historical relics, but they continue to influence present religious’ practices and ideals. Some stories are brutal and weird, while others creep up on you and draw you in slowly. With an eye-catching new cover and professionally typeset copy, this edition of "Myth, Ritual, and Religion Vol. 2" is both current and intelligible.

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Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang FBA (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, writer, literary critic, and anthropologist. He is primarily known for amassing folk and fairy stories. Andrew Lang lectures are named after him at the University of St Andrews. Lang was born in Selkirk, Scottish Borders, in 1844. He was the eldest of eight children born to John Lang, the Selkirk town clerk, and his wife Jane Plenderleath Sellar, the daughter of Patrick Sellar, the first Duke of Sutherland's factor. On April 17, 1875, he married Leonora Blanche Alleyne, the youngest daughter of Clifton and Barbados businessman C. T. Alleyne. Lang's Color/Rainbow Fairy Books, which he edited, were alternately credited to her as author, collaborator, or translator.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 246Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359328995
  • ISBN-13:9789359328997
  • Item Weight: 369g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.7mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Psychology / General