Myth and Ritual in Christianity

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Beacon Press, 1968 - Philosophy - 262 pages
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“Our main object will be to describe one of the most incomparably beautiful myths that has ever flowered from the mind of man, or from the unconscious processes which shape it and which are in some sense more than man.… This is, furthermore, to be a description and not a history of Christian Mythology.… After description, we shall attempt an interpretation of the myth along the general lines of the philosophia perennis, in order to bring out the truly catholic or universal character of the symbols, and to share the delight of discovering a fountain of wisdom in a realm where so many have long ceased to expect anything but a desert of platitudes.” —from the Prologue
  

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I first read this book more than 6 years ago as a course at the St. Alban Liberal Catholic Seminary. It was absolutely revelatory then and has been so with each of my two subsequent readings. It would ... Read full review

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First, and very importantly, "myth" does NOT mean "false" in the context of this book. Quite the contrary. It means a higher, the highest, truth. Watts' book is in the same lineage as Joseph Campbell ... Read full review

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Contents

PREFACE I
1
In the Beginning
27
God and Satan
57
HI Advent
85
Christmas and Epiphany
115
The Four Last Things
206
Copyright

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About the author (1968)

Alan Wilson Watts was born in England in 1915. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Illinois. Watts was an editor, minister, professor, graduate school dean, and research fellow of Harvard University. Watts has written over twenty books, primarily concerned with Eastern thought and Zen Buddhism in the West. He has lectured at colleges and universities as well, and created more than 500 radio talks which have been taped and circulated among non-profit and educational organizations. Watts died in 1973.

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