Are the gods archetypal? Yes. It would be extremely difficult, if even possible to find a deity that does not fit into a divine archetype. Does this mean that the gods are only archetypes?...
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I like this blog post because I agree, the Gods don't have to be "just" archetypes or not archetypes, they can be both psychological archetypes AND more.