The Power of Myth

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Joseph Campbell, the worlds foremost authority on mythology, and Bill Moyers, one of most distinguished journalists, offer a brilliant combination of wisdom and wit. Joseph Campbell explains to Bill Moyers in a six part series for television interview, how myths are our ties to the past, and how they help us understand ourselves and our world. Topics from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, and handsomely illustrated with over one hundred fascinating photographs.

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Vera M

Apr 19, 2012

Life changing!

I don't think there is a single person who's life hasn't changed because of the Moyers/Campbell interview series.

Mark A

Apr 21, 2011

My Second Copy

Probably gave away my first to a friend, but now I wanted to share a decent copy with my Lady, and this was a decent copy, as advertised.

Rebecca P

Apr 14, 2011

Great!

Bought this book for school and saved probably around 75%. Didn't realize that by "illustrated version", it'd be twice the size as the non-illustrated one, but since it has the same information, I don't mind. The book is in great condition for the price.

Valliman

Oct 29, 2009

Enlightening

Excellent listening. Surpassed, only, by the video recording.

Debbe

Mar 27, 2009

From Myth to Belief

This is an excellent book explaining the
use of myth to establish a belief in a
power greater than ourselves. Joseph Campbell has studied myths from all over the world and the impact those myths have
had on specific communities. Myths have impacted people to a maturity level and a
understanding of respect for each other. Myths have developed an underlying perception that progresses to a belief in God.

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