Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 January 2017

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190606695

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The Anatomy of Myth

The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

Michael Herren

  • This book is the most comprehensive treatment of ancient myths criticism.
  • Uses the evidence of Greek myth-critical methods to support the thesis that their adoption by the Church Fathers for interpreting the Bible created a perennial defense against literalism and fundamentalism.