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Noun1.demythologisation - the restatement of a message (as a religious one) in rational terms
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
restatement - a revised statement
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In fact, Flekstival is the aftermath of demystification and demythologisation of festival.
It's a familiar enough trope of New Zealand poetry: the Bible as a dominating feature of a pinched religiosity, a mode of faith which is ripe for ironising, or demythologisation, or re-appropriation.
This striving for the truth, the One, is, Ratzinger asserts, "the definitive demythologisation of the world and religion." (30) It is enlightenment through the truth.
The demythologisation of welfare is a naming of needs,
On peut le dire sur un mode un peu mineur en reprenant le mot "demythologisation," l'Entmythologisierung des theologiens protestants du debut du vingtieme siecle, Rudolf Bultmann et surtout Karl Barth.
Eschatologie et demythologisation. Translated by Andre Malet.