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Myth-Making and Religious Extremism and Their Roots in Crises
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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Publication date September 28, 2015
Pages 206
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786498581
ISBN-10 0786498587
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $35.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: According to sociologist C. Wright Mills, we do not live in a world of solid fact but in a world permeated by culture, constructed by humans through communication with each other. Myth-making shapes our lives, beliefs and behavior. Collective myths become plausible explanations for events past and future as each new generation constructs reality anew to make sense of the human condition.

Providing a sociological and multicultural analysis, this book examines myth-making in the today's world amid religious extremism and terrorism. The authors discuss the imperative of myth in comprehending illness, sexuality, death and human relationships to the environment and other animals.

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With Arthur G. Neal | from McFarland & Co Inc Pub (September 28, 2015)
9780786498581 | details & prices | 206 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $35.00
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