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Masks Of God

Masks Of God

by Joseph Campbell

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

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

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... Read more
Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

by Mark P O ; Lenardon, Robert J Morford

The authors introduce the Greek & Roman myths of creation, myths of the gods. Greek sagas & local legends, & contemporary therories about the myths. They draw extensively on Homer, Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, Pindar, the lyric poets & tragedians, Vergil, and Ovid. They also provide many translations & paraphrases of the original passages. They go onto describe and illustrate the survival of myths in literature, art, music, and film.
The Sacred Mushroom & the Cross

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... Read more
The Inner Reaches Of Outer Space

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...
Man and His Symbols

Man and His Symbols

by Carl Gustav Jung

Explores Jung's psychological concepts regarding the nature, function and importance of man's symbols as they appear on both the conscious and subconscious level.
Foxfire 2

Foxfire 2

by Eliot Wigginton

Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagon Making and More Affairs of Plain Living
The "Foxfire" books began as a student-produced magazine in 1966 that contains stories and interviews from elders in their rural Southern Appalachian community.  The books are anthology collections of material from The Foxfire Magazine, edited and published by Eliot Wigginton.
Oedipus and Akhnaton

Oedipus and Akhnaton

by Immanuel Velikovsky

Immanuel Velikovsky identifies the scene and all the personages of the Greek Oedipus legend with the life patterns of the family of the Egyptian King Akhnaton, reputedly the first monotheist during the most famous period of Egyptian history
Lost Book Of Enki

Lost Book Of Enki

by Zecharia Sitchin

Reveals the identity of mankind's ancient gods, from the perspective of Lord Enki, an Anunnaki leader revered in antiquity as a god, who tells the story of these extraterrestrials' arrival on Earth from the planet Nibiru.
Myths To Live By

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... Read more
The Hero Within

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.
Anam Cara

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... Read more
Creative Mythology

Creative Mythology

by Joseph Campbell

Unicorns I Have Known

Unicorns I Have Known

by Robert Vavra

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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.
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He Walked the Americas

by L Taylor Hansen

Almost two thousand years ago a mysterious white man walked from tribe to tribe among the American Nations. He came to Peru from the Pacific, He traveled through South and Central America, among the Mayans, into Mexico and all of North America, then back to ancient Tula, from whence he departed across the Atlantic to the land of his origin. Who was this white Prophet who spoke a thousand languages, healed the sick, raised the dead, and taught in the same words as Jesus himself? These are true Indian... Read more
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Hamlet's Mill

by Giorgio De; Dechen, Hertha Von Santillana

Originally published: Boston : Gambit, 1969.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-484) and index.

Mythology & Folklore Books & Ephemera

The Discovery Of King Arthur

The Discovery Of King Arthur

by Ashe, Geoffrey

The search behind the legend of King Arthur has revealed many interesting facts and it has also led to sharp disagreements. By the 1980s, the search was more or less abandoned, having reached a dead-end. 'The Discovery of King Arthur' presents an investigation that broke the deadlock. Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-233) and index.
King Arthur

King Arthur

by Barber, Richard

The British Folklorists

The British Folklorists

by Dorson, Richard M

The Mythic Image

The Mythic Image

by Campbell, Joseph

The Power Of Myth

The Power Of Myth

by Campbell, Joseph; Moyers, Bill

Robin Hood and His Merry Men

Robin Hood and His Merry Men

by Herbert, Charles

Robin Hood His Merry Exploits

Robin Hood His Merry Exploits

by Wilson, Charles

The Norsemen

The Norsemen

by Guerber, H A

Folklore Of the Great West

Folklore Of the Great West

by Greenway, John