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Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. Program 2, The Message of the Myth: Transcript

Campbell, Joseph

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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January 28, 2016


Other transcripts from this series are available in Academic Commons at the following links:
Program 1, The Hero’s Adventure:
Program 3, The First Storytellers:
Program 4, Sacrifice and Bliss:
Program 5, Love and the Goddess:
Program 6, Masks of Eternity:

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