In Parallel Myths, J.F. Bierlein examined the common themes and images from the key myths of the world''s major traditions. Here he reveals how these tales present timeless truths that enrich our understanding of the world and the role we play.'
The author of Parallel Myths and The Book of Ages, J. F. Bierlein teaches in the Washington Semester and World Capitals Program at American University in Washington, and also works for a social sciences consulting firm. Multilingual, he is deeply interested in theology, existentialism, art, opera, and the study of classical Greek, Sanskrit, and Hebrew, as well as other languages. Professor Bierlein and his wife, Heather Diehl, live in northern Virginia.