An Introduction for Religious Storytelling By Anne

We all tell stories. We have stories about ourselves, our friends, and our lives. We tell stories about our families, and our families tell stories about us. Some of these we share. Some of these we tell only to ourselves. Sometimes our mouth tells one story and our heart another.

Stories are as prevalent in religion as anywhere else in life, if not more so. Beyond obvious mythology and folklore, there are tales of how the religion began. Tales of its founders, who are often mythologized, and tales of hardship and struggle along with triumph.

I fancy myself a specialist in the modern myth.

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