Importance of Myth- Rudolph Bultmann

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Demythologising the New Testament

Bultmann argues that it is appropriate to describe stories in the New Testament as mythological.For example when Jesus is confronted by the devi it is mythical expression for feelings of temptation. Bultmann considers that myths were popular during the time of the Bible and so encourages that modern interpretation does not take the events literally but instead peals…


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