“The Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives.”

“The Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives.” Abstract The conventional view is that at least in the West there is a clear-cut and insurmountable divide between human beings and God. This article argues that the divide is neither clear-cut nor insurmountable. Three disparate cases are considered: the conception of God in the Hebrew Bible, traditional and contemporary conceptions of heroism, and the status of celebrities. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Numen Brill

“The Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives.”

Numen, Volume 60 (1): 39 – Jan 1, 2013

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Brill
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© 2013 by Koninklijke Brill N.V., Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0029-5973
eISSN
1568-5276
D.O.I.
10.1163/15685276-12341251
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Abstract

Abstract The conventional view is that at least in the West there is a clear-cut and insurmountable divide between human beings and God. This article argues that the divide is neither clear-cut nor insurmountable. Three disparate cases are considered: the conception of God in the Hebrew Bible, traditional and contemporary conceptions of heroism, and the status of celebrities.

Journal

NumenBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2013

Keywords: Hebrew Bible; hero; Thomas Carlyle; celebrity; make-believe; D. W. Winnicott

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