Description

In dialogues that adroitly span millennia of history and far-flung geography, Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers discuss myths as metaphors for human experience and the path to transcendence.

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Description

In dialogues that adroitly span millennia of history and far-flung geography, Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers discuss myths as metaphors for human experience and the path to transcendence.

    • Episode 1

    The Hero’s Adventure

    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 life.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes

    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 life.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    The Message of the Myth

    Campbell compares the creation story in Genesis with creation stories from around the world. Because the world changes, religion has to be transformed and new mythologies created. People today are stuck with myths that don’t fit their needs.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 56 Minutes

    Campbell compares the creation story in Genesis with creation stories from around the world. Because the world changes, religion has to be transformed and new mythologies created. People today are stuck with myths that don’t fit their needs.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 56 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    The First Storytellers

    Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today’s society.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 57 Minutes

    Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today’s society.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 57 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Sacrifice and Bliss

    Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today’s fast-paced, technological world.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 56 Minutes

    Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today’s fast-paced, technological world.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 56 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Love and the Goddess

    Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of women — as goddess, virgin, Mother Earth.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes

    Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of women — as goddess, virgin, Mother Earth.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Masks of Eternity

    Campbell provides challenging insights into the concepts of God, religion and eternity, as revealed in Christian teachings and the beliefs of Buddhists, Navajo Indians, Schopenhauer, Jung and others.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes

    Campbell provides challenging insights into the concepts of God, religion and eternity, as revealed in Christian teachings and the beliefs of Buddhists, Navajo Indians, Schopenhauer, Jung and others.

    • PG
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 101

    The Power of Myth Trailer

    The Power of Myth Trailer

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    • CC
    • 33 Seconds

    The Power of Myth Trailer

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    • CC
    • 33 Seconds
    • Episode 102

    Sneak Peak: Joseph Campbell Discusses Star Wars

    Sneak Peak: Joseph Campbell Discusses Star Wars

    • PG
    • CC
    • 4 Minutes

    Sneak Peak: Joseph Campbell Discusses Star Wars

    • PG
    • CC
    • 4 Minutes
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