Christian mythologyis the body ofassociated with. The term encompasses a broad variety ofand, especially those considered sacred narratives. Mythologicaloccur throughout Christian literature, including recurring myths such as ascending to a mountain, the, myths of combat,, accounts of a, a, stories about the founding of a tribe or city, and myths about great(or) of the past,, and.
Various authors have also used it to refer to other mythological andelements found in the, such as the story of the. The term has been applied to myths and legends from the, such as the story of, the stories ofand his, and the legends of the. Multiple commentators have classified‘s epic poemas a work of Christian mythology. The term has also been applied to modern stories revolving around Christian themes and motifs, such as the writings of,,, and.
Over the centuries, Christianity has divided into many. Not all of these denominations hold the same set of sacred traditional narratives. For example, theaccepted by theand theinclude a number of texts and stories (such as those narrated in theand) that manydenominations do not accept as.