Myth, Imagination, Fairy Tales, and Fantasy. And Faith.

The line between legend and history can sometimes be thin. Legends often draw on deep and rich storytelling that weaves together fantasies, myths, fairy tales, and a wee bit of history. We may like to think history is more scientific, but historical accounts are often entangled with personal perspectives and interpretive memories. Religion and mythology are sister studies, evoking vision and fantasy with powerful consequences. How do they work together? To what end?

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