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Thou art that : transforming religious metaphor

Author: Joseph Campbell; Eugene C Kennedy
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, ©2001.
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Campbell explores the common symbols of the Western religions, holding them to the light and reinterpreting them in the context of his remarkable knowledge of world mythology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Campbell; Eugene C Kennedy
ISBN: 1577312023 9781577312024 9781608681877 1608681874
OCLC Number: 46969766
Description: xxi, 136 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The meaning of myth --
What myths do --
Metaphor, the native tongue of myth --
Metaphor and mystery --
Symbolism and religious experience --
Experiencing mystery --
Elements of our experience of the mystery of God --
Symbols : out of time and place --
Imagination and its relation to theological inquiry --
What kinds of gods have we? --
Genesis --
Abraham, father of the Jewish people --
The virgin birth --
The cave --
The infant --
Flight into Egypt --
The child as teacher --
The Messiah --
Miracles --
The Last Supper --
Judas --
Crucifixion --
The cross --
The end of the world --
Question period --
Appendix: Earthrise--
the dawning of a new spiritual awareness.
Responsibility: Joseph Campbell ; edited with a foreword by Eugene Kennedy.

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Campbell explores the common symbols of the Western religions, holding them to the light and reinterpreting them in the context of his remarkable knowledge of world mythology.

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