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"In recent times, we have gradually broadened our understanding of myth."
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"The connection between dreams and myths is crucial for a proper understanding of the significance of the latter."
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"The events surrounding one's birth are a celebration of the miracle of individuality."
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"The dominance of the Spider Woman, the female creative principle, befits a culture that remains to this day matrilineal."
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"The belief in some sort of afterlife is ubiquitous."
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"An apocalypse, strictly speaking, is a revelation, a prophetic vision."
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"In our depictions of divinity, we humans have given form to our sense of the ultimate source of our own significance."
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"The Supreme Being, who emerges from the many world myths about the chief god, is one who embodies the prevalent patriarchal arrangement of society."
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"The modern scientific mind has continued to consider and be fascinated by the idea of the...

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