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Nasreddin: Trickster or Holy Man?

Yes, there are many ways to spell the name of Mullah Nasreddin. His longevity, legend and stories are known across a great swath of the planet, from Greece to Kurdistan, China to Romania, India to Russia. In Swahili and Indonesian … Continue reading

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Tricksters – Clowning For Conscience

Tricksters are among the most ancient mythological figures. They are archetypal characters from folklore and religion that use intelligence and supernatural knowledge to make up for physical weakness while employing cunning and subversive humor to play tricks on mortals. In … Continue reading

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