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Myth and ritual

In traditional societies, myth and ritual are two central components of religious practice. Although myth and ritual are commonly united as parts of religion, the exact relationship between them has been a matter of controversy among scholars. One of the approaches to this problem is “the myth and ritual, or myth-ritualist, theory,” held notably by the so-called Cambridge Ritualists, which holds that “myth does not stand by itself but is tied to ritual.

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