Thou Art That by Joseph Campbell audiobook

Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor

By Joseph Campbell
Edited by Eugene Kennedy
Read by Tom Parks

Brilliance Audio 9781577312024
5.28 Hours Unabridged
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Woven from Joseph Campbell’s previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors—and their misinterpretations—with the famed mythologist’s characteristic conversational warmth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.

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Woven from Joseph Campbell’s previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors—and their misinterpretations—with the famed mythologist’s characteristic conversational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

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“A lightning-paced tour with an extremely knowledgeable and provocative guide.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author Bio: Joseph Campbell

Author Bio: Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a prolific writer, dedicated editor, beloved teacher, inspiring lecturer, gifted storyteller, avid scholar, and a foremost interpreter of myth. Among the many books he wrote and edited, he is best known for The Hero with a Thousand Faces, his four-volume The Masks of God, and his magnum opus, Historical Atlas of World Mythology. In 1988, a series of television interviews with Bill Moyers, The Power of Myth, introduced his views to millions of people.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Runtime: 5.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English