demythologize

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Indeed, a major concern of Cortez involves creating a blues poetics that demythologizes the blues idiom.
11) Hick thus demythologizes each religion, or "phenomenal manifestation" of the Real, on the basis of his meta-theory of "The Real," which becomes the privileged account of ultimate reality.
Arbus liked showing the solitary, perfect photograph of a subject; seeing so many from this series demythologizes her.
In these stories of sickness and decline, Nuland demythologizes death and warns of the often hidden liability of using medical technology to achieve a "triumph of temporizing" over our inevitable mortality.
And because Marquis's extensive research clarifies the social and musical environment that gave birth to New Orleans jazz, In Search of Buddy Bolden effectively demythologizes the cornet player.
In this inside look at the profession, Firlik demythologizes the field and posits the brain surgeon as part scientist, part clinician, and part mechanic.
Cesar Vallejo and the Death of God" is a labor of love by a humanist who effectively demythologizes what has become an iconic figure of Spanish American letters in the second half of the twentieth century.
It would be hard to detect in most commentaries that Rahner demythologizes at all.
Seen separately, the occasions when Rahner demythologizes can appear as a few ad hoc reinterpretations, perhaps due only to apologetical purposes.
The process of moving the female body and head toward abstraction demythologizes it, if remythologizing it as pure spirit.
The author, though using the classical myth as the basis of his novel, demythologizes his Greek heroes.
He nevertheless demythologizes its political ethos by criticizing its shortcomings and excesses and questioning its ability to resolve some of convoluted outstanding issues facing a society in the process of transition.
William Willard does a nice turnabout on anthropology and ethnography as he demythologizes social-scientific theory through a telling of its own history.
To claim that Rahner seeks to demythologize classic Catholic beliefs is to place Rahner in a dichotomy he is seeking to escape.
Rahner is not seeking to demythologize the world and Christian doctrines.