Demythologise

Demythologise
   A term popularised by Rudolf bultmann as a method of removing the mythological framework in which the biblical stories are couched.

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  • demythologise — verb remove the mythical element from (writings) the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value • Syn: ↑demythologize • Ant: ↑mythologize (for: ↑demythologize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • demythologised — demythologise (Brit.) v. remove mythological characteristics, make less mysterious and more human (also demythologize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • demythologising — demythologise (Brit.) v. remove mythological characteristics, make less mysterious and more human (also demythologize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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