Am I Adam?

Posted by Wolfgang Somary on März 20, 2012

Myth, as I understand, is neither a romantic invention of poets, nor an archetypal construct to fulfill a psychic need, nor an artifice to teach piety, but a sensory vernacular and guide to experiencing the numinous. Myth can be articulated as allegory, symbol or metaphor but not as a didactic profession of faith. But how do you reconcile myth with historical fact?

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