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Dying and Rising Gods
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Abstract: Although J.G. Frazer’s pioneering study of the motif of the dying and rising god in The Golden Bough is generally thought to be dated and even misguided, it is clear that many cultures have considered the the…

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David Leeming, “Dying and Rising Gods”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 28 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000284>
First published online: 2016

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