Conceptions of gods, myths (Myth and mythology), and cult praxis (Cult/Worship) were the object of reflection, analysis, and criticism from the very beginnings of Greco-Roman culture (Homer, Hesiod). Religious criticism was applied firstly to myths and cult, certain forms of atheism (pantheism, deism), and secondly to one’s own religion as …
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Cancik, Hubert and
“Religious Criticism”, in:
Religion Past and Present.
Consulted online on 21 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024589>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013