mythicize

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Synonyms for mythicize

interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology

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make into a myth

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McGrath is equally scornful of mythicists and biblical literalists.
Some mythicists suggest that scholarly opposition to mythicism is motivated by faith or unexamined Christian assumptions, but the work of mainstream historical scholars has been more profoundly unsettling to what I once believed about Jesus than anything mythicists have come up with.
James McGrath: I would say that doubt about the historicity of Jesus is not what makes one a mythicist.
Much of what is found in his Epistle (and others) coheres very well with Earl Doherty's minimal mythicist view that the belief in Jesus initially was the belief in a purely celestial (and not earthly) being.