Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Myths and Sacred Texts

What role does myth play in helping us to understand and define religion? That's exactly what Bill Moyers set out to discover in 1988 when he interviewed a number of writers about their perspective on faith and sacred texts.

I ask my students to explore the site and read and listen to audio clips of some the interviews and complete this chart for the different writers.  After they complete the chart, I ask the students to respond to a couple quotes in a journal I created on Blackboard.

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