Betwixt, Bothered & Bewildered

Structuralist Interpretations of Biblical Myth

by Edmund Leach and D. Alan Aycock
Edmund Leach—president of the Royal Anthropological Institute, fellow of the British Academy, receipient of many scholarly awards, former provost of King’s College, Cambridge—has long been the doyen of British anthropology. For more than twenty years, he has been developing his own method of analyzing myths, which he is careful to …