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Primal Myths: Creation Myths Around the Worldby Barbara C. Sproul
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This book presents a collection of creation myths which constitute the foundation, the mythological DNA, of every culture. For in their answers to how the world came to be, how human beings were created, how the basic patterns of a culture/society got started, they have all subsequent elaborations of a culture and society's meanings and values.
A comprehensive collection of creation stories ranging across widely varying times and cultures, including Ancient Egyptian, African, and Native American.
About the Author
Barbara Sproul is Director of the Program in Religion at Hunter College of the City University of New York.
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