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Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. Program 4, Sacrifice and Bliss: Transcript

Campbell, Joseph

Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world.


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January 28, 2016


Other transcripts from this series are available in Academic Commons at the following links:
Program 1, The Hero’s Adventure:
Program 2, The Message of the Myth:
Program 3, The First Storytellers:
Program 5, Love and the Goddess:
Program 6, Masks of Eternity:

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