‘Ancient Astronaut’ Narrations. A Popular Discourse on our Religious Past

  title={‘Ancient Astronaut’ Narrations. A Popular Discourse on our Religious Past},
  author={Andreas Gr{\"u}nschlo{\ss}},
Abstract In their typical explanatory and unveiling gesture, narrations about Ancient Astronauts became a popular myth about our religious past. Nowadays, these narrations are often contained in a specific genre of literature on the alternative bookshelves, and Mystery Park, a gigantic theme park in Interlaken, is staging some of its basic ideas. This Ancient Astronaut discourse owes much to Swiss-born Erich von Däniken, to be sure, but it can be traced back to the earlier impact of Charles… 
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