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Read online Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor Thou Art That is a compilation of previously uncollected essays and lectures by Joseph Campbell that focus on the Judeo Christian tradition Here Campbell explores common religious symbols reexamining and reinterpreting them in the context of his remarkable knowledge of world mythology According to Campbell society often confuses the literal and metaphorical interpretations of religious stories and symbols In this collection he eloquently reestablishes these metaphors as a means to enhance spiritual understanding and mystical revelation With characteristic verve he ranges from rich storytelling to insightful comparative scholarship Included is editor Eugene Kennedy s classic interview with Campbell in The New York Times Magazine which brought the scholar to the public s attention for the first time by Joseph Campbell, Eugene Kennedy

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Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor
Title:Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor
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Number of Pages:192
Category:mythology, religion, non-fiction, philosophy, spirituality, psychology, history
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The author of such acclaimed books as b Hero With a Thousand Faces b and b The Power of Myth b discusses the primitive roots of mythology examining them in light of the most recent discoveries in archaeology anthropology and psychology, Celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living in this beautifully packaged book part of a new series to be based on his unpublished writings, A systematic and fascinating comparison of the themes that underlie the art worship and literature of the western world, Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life br Campbell There is a typical hero sequence of actions which can be detected in stories from all over the world and from the many many periods of history It is essentially the one deed done by many many different people The hero or heroine is someone who has given his life to something bigger than himself or other than himself Losing yourself giving yourself to another that s a trial in itself is it not There is a big transformation of consciousness that s concerned And what all the myths have to deal with is the transformation of consciousness that you re thinking in this way and you have now to think in that way br Moyers Well how is the consciousness transformed br Campbell By trials br Moyers The tests that the hero undergoes br Campbell Tests or certain illuminating revelations Trials and revelations are what it s all about