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Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. Program 2, The Message of the Myth: Transcript
Campbell compares the creation stories 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 old metaphors and myths that don't fit their needs.
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- Academic Units
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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: http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8B857XS
Program 3, The First Storytellers: http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8ZW1KQH
Program 4, Sacrifice and Bliss: http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8FT8KT5
Program 5, Love and the Goddess: http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8PC3257
Program 6, Masks of Eternity: http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8DZ0832
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