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Joseph Campbell | Ecstatic seer

Writer, mythologist, editor, educator

Read more about Joseph Campbell on the Joseph Campbell Foundation website.

“To Campbell, mythology was the ‘song of the universe, the music of the spheres’.”

Joseph Campbell Foundation

“When you move deeper in dream, when you move into the sphere of the permanent energies of your body, your mental wisdom is gradually extinguished, body wisdom (as it were) rises, and you experience the collective order of dream, where the imagery is identical to the imagery of myth.”

Purchase The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion by Joseph Campbell

“Combining cross-cultural stories with the teachings of modern psychology, [Campbell] examines the ways in which our myths shape and enrich our lives.”

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Purchase The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell

“In Myths to Live by, Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, returning always to the source from which all mythology springs: the creative imagination.”

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