1988 Documentaries (Documents)
Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. Program 3, The First Storytellers: Transcript
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.
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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 2, The Message of the Myth: http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8GT5MZJ
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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