Myth and Ritual in Christianity. Myth, Folklore.
Myth and Ritual in Christianity.

Myth and Ritual in Christianity.

London: Thames and Hudson, 1959. Third Impression. Hardcover, Octavo, x + 262 pp includes glossary and index. Original green cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, and gilt design on front cover, b/w illustrations. An insightful, respectful study of the mythologies of that framed Christianity, and the way they shaped its rituals, relationship with mysticism etc. By Alan Watts (1915-1973) the British-born philosopher, and one time Episcopal priest who moved to America where his many books on eastern religions and mysticism were extremely influential on the Beat movement of the 1950s and counter culture of the 1960s. A hint of shelfwear, edges a little darkened, owner's name on front free endpaper, a tight clean and bright VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly worn at all edges, some browning, not price clipped. Now protected by removable mylar sleeve). Item #69657

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