Classic Books on Religion and Myth
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African Religions Anthropology-Sociology Atheism etc
Buddhism Christianity Hindu Tradition Islam Judaism
Myth Nationalism and Religion New Religions Philosophy Religion and politics Sikhism Study of Religion


  The following classic books on myth may be read online:  




Andrew von Hendy The Modern Construction of Myth
Robert A Segal Myth: A Very Short Introduction  


Mircea Eliade Cosmos and History: The Myth of the Eternal Return  
  Alfred Rosenberg The Myth of the 20th. Century (N:B: This was a key National Socialist text)  
  David Friedrich Strauss The Life of Jesus Critically Examined, Volume One  
    The Life of Jesus Critically Examined, Volume Two  

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