Thou Art That
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Thou Art That

Transforming Religious Metaphor
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ISBN-13:
9781611780154
Seiten:
160
Autor:
Joseph Campbell
Serie:
The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Woven from Joseph Campbell's previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors - and their misinterpretations - with the famed mythologist's characteristic conversational warmth and accessible scholarship.Campbell's insights highlight centuries of confusion between literal and metaphorical interpretations of Western religious symbols that are, he argues, perennially relevant keys to spiritual understanding and mystical revelationReviews:"e;[A] romp through the Judeo-Christian tradition - a lightning-paced tour with an extremely knowledgeable and provocative guide to illuminate some intriguing, untrammeled paths."e;- Publishers Weekly (starred review)"e;It is Campbell the armchair speaker who shines through, buoyant with life and with comments that are eerily relevant to current times."e;- Parabola"e;The work confirms the commonality of the human experience. A much-needed prescription in today's world."e;- San Francisco Chronicle

Woven from Joseph Campbell’s previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors — and their misinterpretations — with the famed mythologist’s characteristic conversational warmth and accessible scholarship.



Campbell’s insights highlight centuries of confusion between literal and metaphorical interpretations of Western religious symbols that are, he argues, perennially relevant keys to spiritual understanding and mystical revelation




Reviews:




“[A] romp through the Judeo-Christian tradition — a lightning-paced tour with an extremely knowledgeable and provocative guide to illuminate some intriguing, untrammeled paths.”




Publishers Weekly (starred review)




“It is Campbell the armchair speaker who shines through, buoyant with life and with comments that are eerily relevant to current times.”




Parabola




“The work confirms the commonality of the human experience. A much-needed prescription in today’s world.”




San Francisco Chronicle