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Articles tagged Mythology

Thoughts on Tanglewood Tales

“Edit Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. And you know what? It actually was. I’m not sure if I’m supposed to say this or not, but I’ve always struggled to enjoy Hawthorne. I’m glad I read The Scarlet Letter in Challenge I,...
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My Summer with Percy Jackson

As part of my Latin background, I have studied lots of mythology. I have studied Greek mythology, Roman mythology, Norse mythology, and a bit of Egyptian mythology. I used to have my students in public school write modern-day myths; thus, they would use the same names...
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True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part II: This Is His Spoken World)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Through Him were all things made. Welcome to His poem. His play. His novel. Skip the bowls of fruit and statues. Let the pages flick through your thumbs. This is His spoken world...
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True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part I: True Mythology Correlates with Absolute Reality)

We need stories. Since ancient times, we have turned to stories, tales, and myths in order to articulate our understanding of the cosmos. Not only do these narratives enable us to describe reality, they portray humanity’s place and purpose in the creation. Stories...
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Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales

by Tobin
Friday, 22 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Our world isn’t clear regarding the differences between fables, myths, and fairy tales. We tend to lump them together into anthologies based on the characteristics they have in common: all of them contain fantastical elements, magic, talking animals, and so on, and all...
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