Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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Questioned why it happened , the woman blames the serpent and God curses it
among all animals , to creep on its belly for ever more and to become the eternal
enemy of the woman and all her descendants . He tells the woman that she will ...
The creator goddess way of reading the very complex and Woman Gua kneaded
yellow clay like fragmentary collection of Chinese myth a potter and made
images of humans is to apply the various approaches formuwhich came to life .
It relates how a surrogate female named Woman and flood threatened to
eliminate Chou was exposed on a mountain - top humankind . Woman Gua
intervened to dressed in green , the emblem of water save the world by using her
skills as the ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review