The dream and the myth dramatize and make concrete what was hidden in feeling, but the further stage of understanding, with full consciousness in terms of concepts and categories, is vitally important in psychotherapy, and also in theology as the analysis of religion. Embodied experience, imagination, conception, symbol, myth, dream, fantasy, are constantly running into one another and defeating all attempts to label them clearly. There are myths of religions and folklore, such as the Melanesian, Persian, Greek, Nordic myths. The pre-Socratic cosmologies of say Heraclitus or Leucippus have much of poetry and cosmic drama in them. The motive behind Rudolph Bultmann's original paper New Testament and Mythology, translated and republished together with a number of other important critical essays in Kerygma and Myth. Abstract thinking is categorial thinking, its function is to relate experiences and concepts to one another in a system.