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Approaches to religion and mythology in Celtic studies

Approaches to religion and mythology in Celtic studies

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Celtic -- Study and teaching,
  • Celts -- Religion -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Katja Ritari and Alexandra Bergholm.
    ContributionsRitari, Katja., Bergholm, Alexandra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL900 .A66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22532757M
    ISBN 101847185266
    ISBN 109781847185266
    LC Control Number2008426425

    THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES. Since its release in , The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell’s revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. Read More; THE HERO'S JOURNEY. In what amounts to Campbell’s only spiritual autobiography, this beautifully crafted .   Aimed at the general reader, this reference work provides concise information on Celtic traditions from Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Wales, Brittany, central France, and Galicia in northwestern Spain. It includes descriptions of the Celts' religious beliefs, .

    The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology / edited by Roger D. Woodard. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. Main Library BLC36 A unique resource, 'The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology' is essential reading for understanding not only Greek myth, but also its enormous impact on art, architecture, literature, politics and philosophy across the ages. Celtic religion - Celtic religion - Beliefs, practices, and institutions: Little is known about the religious beliefs of the Celts of Gaul. They believed in a life after death, for they buried food, weapons, and ornaments with the dead. The druids, the early Celtic priesthood, taught the doctrine of transmigration of souls and discussed the nature and power of the gods.

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‘Celtic mythology, for long sidelined by mainstream scholarship, is making a comeback – but, like the material that it examines, it is returning in a shifted shape. In this volume, we find a wide range of methodological and theoretical approaches to the body of myth in Celtic languages.

Structuralist approaches are reinvestigated and revived. Although it has long been acknowledged that early Irish literature contains both pre-Christian and Christian elements, there’s been no sustained study of the challenges involved in understanding the interrelation of these worldviews.

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Katja Ritari is a research fellow at the Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies. Alexandra Bergholm is a lecturer in the study of religions at the University of Helsinki. Together, they have previously edited Approaches to Religion and Mythology in Celtic Studies.3/5(1). Get this from a library.

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The first part presents various current viewpoints within the field from scholars of history, art history and literary studies. In addition to more traditional approaches, the other two parts of the book illustrate the Author: Katja Ritari and Alexandra Bergholm.

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