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demythologizing

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  • verb Present participle of demythologize.

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  • Now, let's look at the critique, or what Dr. Light and Dr. Warburton dub "demythologizing the high cost of pharmaceutical research."

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  • In this attempt at "demythologizing" Buddhism, Batchelor effectively critiques the West's habit of indulging in the "exotic" aspects of Asian culture, even of its religions -- a fetishizing of the East that Edward Said famously termed "Orientalism."

    Buddhist Backlash: Stephen Batchelor Braves The Storm

  • Batchelor is likewise unapologetic about his inclusion of ideas drawn from European thinkers and theologians, from Heidegger and Husserl to Paul Tillich and Rudolf Bultmann, whose approach to "demythologizing" Christianity helped inspire Batchelor's own search for the historical Buddha and his metaphysical weeding-out of the teachings.

    James Rotondi: Buddhist Backlash: Stephen Batchelor Braves The Storm

  • In this attempt at "demythologizing" Buddhism, Batchelor effectively critiques the West's habit of indulging in the "exotic" aspects of Asian culture, even of its religions -- a fetishizing of the East that Edward Said famously termed "Orientalism."

    James Rotondi: Buddhist Backlash: Stephen Batchelor Braves The Storm

  • Batchelor is likewise unapologetic about his inclusion of ideas drawn from European thinkers and theologians, from Heidegger and Husserl to Paul Tillich and Rudolf Bultmann, whose approach to "demythologizing" Christianity helped inspire Batchelor's own search for the historical Buddha and his metaphysical weeding-out of the teachings.

    Buddhist Backlash: Stephen Batchelor Braves The Storm

  • Their scholarship , like that of nineteenth-century modernism, and the 'demythologizing' Protestant historical scriptural criticism from which it follows, consists mostly of deconstruction.

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  • Their scholarship , like that of nineteenth-century modernism, and the 'demythologizing' Protestant historical scriptural criticism from which it follows, consists mostly of deconstruction.

    Enough to make your hair stand on end

  • Early in the 20th century, German theologian Rudolf Bultmann called for a "demythologizing" of the New Testament for many of the reasons given above.

    The Bible: History or Myth?

  • He also evaluates the roots of populist movements and its negative consequences in Argentina, while denouncing the false promises and propaganda apparatus behind the Chavista regime and the grave mistakes committed by the Cuban Revolution demythologizing the figure of Che Guevara.

    Twelve Months of Reading

  • I am interested in humanizing and demythologizing the Presidents by addressing their public legacies and private lives.

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