Read through the article from Russell McHutcheon on religion in the sections 1-3 of this article on myth (Defining myth, Some background on mythology, Characteristics of myth). Then, relying on these resources, answer the following questions.
- List two problems encountered when studying religion.
- In one sentence, define myth as it is used in the study of religion. In another sentence or two, describe how this is different from the definition of myth you already know?