Foundations of Mythology
                                                                                                                                                                                            HUM/105- World Mythology
                                University of Phoenix, Augusta Campus

How is the word myth used popularly?
Mythology can be the studies of different cultures, stories, traditions are even beliefs that one might have. Each individual and culture has there on myth on life. In many sense myth pertains to different legends that’s passed down from generation to generation. Myth brings me back to different ancient stories with gods and goddess ruled different cultures. Every day we communicate with different cultures.   Mythology in academic terms can be used in a variety of settings. Myth is a true fact and over time has been changed through people’s different views; this is the definition I believe the meaning of myth is in my own words.
Why do myths from different cultures around the world address such similar or universal themes? Think about how myths explain the unknown and the tribulations of mankind.
We could go back as far to B.C. A.D. to our present time, we all believe in a higher power in which, we all believe where we as humans came from and became human beings, all of the different cultures believe in a different name, but all having the same ways of the main purpose such as; December 25, death and 3 days later resurrection There are many different Myths and many are from different cultures they all seem to address the same themes but in different ways because in the end we are all trying to explain the same thing.

What is the relationship between belief, knowledge, mythology, and religion? Where do mythology and religion intersect? Where do they diverge? Think about the function of myth and...