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    The Power Of Myth by Joseph Campbell

    The noted mythologist discusses the relationship of ancient myths to modern life, including discussions of recent heros, tales of love and marriage, the power of myth, and mythic themes.

    The Sacred and The Profane by Mircea Eliade

    A highly original and scholarly work on spirituality by noted historian Mircea Eliade   In The Sacred and the Profane , Mircea Eliade observes that while contemporary people believe their world is entirely profane, or secular, they still at times find themselves connected unconsciously to the memory of something sacred. It's this premise that both drives Eliade's exhaustive exploration of the sacred—as it has manifested in space, time, nature and the cosmos, and life itself—and buttresses his expansive view of the human experience. 

    The Sacred Mushroom & the Cross by John M Allegro

    Where did God come from? What do the bible stories really tell us? Who or what was Jesus Christ? This book challenges everything we think we know about the nature of religion -- The ancient fertility cult at the heart of Christianity -- The living power of cultic rites and symbols -- The sacred mushroom as the emblem and embodiment of divinity -- The secret meaning of biblical myths -- The language of religion that links us to our ancestors. The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross sets out John Allegro's questthrough a family tree of languages to find the truth about where Christianity came from.

    Anam Cara by John O'donohue

    Discover the Celtic Circle of BelongingJohn O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide such profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitude, love, and death as:Light is generousThe human heart is never completely bornLove as ancient recognitionThe body is the angel of the soulSolitude is luminousBeauty likes neglected placesThe passionate heart never agesTo benatural is to be holySilence is the sister of the divineDeath as an invitation to freedom

    The Hero Within by Carol S Pearson

    Argues that cultural archetypes shape our lives and relationships, shows how to use these archetypes to control our lives, and provides practice exercises.

    A Short History Of Myth by Karen Armstrong

    The history of myth is the history of humanity; our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world, link us to our ancestors and each other. Myths help us make sense of the universe. Armstrong takes us from the Palaeolithic period and the myths of the hunters right up to the 'Great Western Transformation' of the last 500 years and the discrediting of myth by science. Armstrong's typically insightful and eloquent book serves as a brilliant and thought-provoking introduction to myth in the broadest sense - and why we dismiss it only at our peril.

    Oriental Mythology by Joseph Campbell

    Creative Mythology by Joseph Campbell

    Transformations Of Myth Through Time by Joseph Campbell

    The Woman's Encyclopedia Of Myths and Secrets by Barbara G Walker

    The Myth Of the Eternal Return by Mircea Eliade

    The Unicorn Of Kilimanjaro by Robert Vavra

    Unicorns I Have Known by Robert Vavra

    Occidental Mythology by Joseph Campbell

    Masks Of God by Joseph Campbell

    Studies the development of man's philosophical views of supreme beings in primitive, Eastern, and Western culture.

    Myths To Live By by Joseph Campbell

    What is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? Can we use myths to help relieve our modern anxiety, or do they help foster it? In Myths to Live by, Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, retuning always to the source from which all mythology springs: the creative imagination. Campbell stresses that the borders dividing the Earth have been shattered; that myths and religions have always followed the certain basic archetypes and are no longer exclusive to a single people, region, or religion. He shows how we must recognize their common denominators and allow this knowledge to be of use in fulfilling human potential everywhere.

    The Inner Reaches Of Outer Space by Joseph Campbell

    A major new statement by Joseph Campbell, recipient of the 1985 Medal of Honor for Literature from the National Arts Club, in which he articulates for the first time the fundamental precis of his pioneering work in mythology and comparative religion. Drawing on his many years of cross-cultural scholarship...

    Historical Atlas Of World Mythology by Joseph Campbell

    The Historical Atlas of World Mythology is a multi-volume series of books by Joseph Campbell that traces developments in humankind's mythological symbols and stories from pre-history forward. Campbell is perhaps best known as a comparativist who focused on universal themes and motifs in human culture. He first conceived of The Historical Atlas in the late 1970s as an extension of his works, The Mythic Image and The Masks of God.

    Hamlet's Mill by Giorgio De; Dechen, Hertha Von Santillana

    Originally published: Boston : Gambit, 1969. Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-484) and index.

    Atlantis by Ignatius Donnelly

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