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Juno (with peacocks) and Iris (with rainbow) — Alegoría del Aire by Antonio Palomino (oil on canvas, Spain, c. 1700)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/walter_a_aue/16247789898/in/photolist-qKLaSA-Bj4ZJo-2fhos8s-T3dQ1J-Btbgkh-2fbqfGT-2f5Q7UC-DwEJMr-4kAcnS-QnZ9xF-2fn519P-24DY7ue-2dYhr5q-2f5cubP-24AUNvT-2297SgV-DWstbP-24Qc7uB-SjNBJJ-R5jG3V-AnnEfX-qgTeyt-24Eoue8-2dHJLPz-2fcNbuV-24Eouka-2fn51eZ-T45dZS-T3dPT9-2dJQM7F-2fcNbDH-SXyTT3-2e4zDvJ-dZkGjg-24xYftM-2dYhr9y-2fcNbyH-24EouhV-24AUNBV-2e2M9DJ-T6jnfu-2ffuiFY-2dGSKJZ-T6jnm1-T45dMC-2dHJLHT-RtNcYF-2ffuiBu-2dHJLC2-RxtAZe The poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti once wrote that he was waiting for the rebirth of wonder (“I am Waiting”, A Coney Island of the Mind, 49). In an age where technology has simultaneously brought us...

In his 1944 preface to A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, Joseph Campbell calls Joyce’s book “…a kind of terminal moraine in which lie buried all the myths, programs, slogans, hopes, prayers, tools, educational theories,...

The Hero's Journey®

The Role of Story in Crafting New Beginnings for Our Lives [caption id="attachment_17226" align="alignright" width="300"] The Hero's Journey® (from Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces (Novato, Ca: New World Library, 2008), p. 210....

[caption id="attachment_16392" align="alignright" width="182"] James Joyce, author of Ulysses, c. 1915 (Photo by Alex Ehrenzweig)[/caption] I recently had the pleasure of reading Michelle Obama’s Becoming—a story, eponymously, about Michelle’s “becoming,” grateful for the accessibility of...

Editor's Note: We promised Joyce in June. Well, it's July. And we had one more piece to share! But what is time, really? Enjoy. And stay tuned for our month of independence, ecstasy, and bliss...all that...

As you know, this month JCF is celebrating James Joyce, who was an important influence on the work of Joseph Campbell, and continues to be an important influence for many of my colleagues and friends affiliated...

For years I have been intrigued with what I perceive as a particularly Celtic sensibility, an ability to dance on the knife's edge between insight and nonsense, tragedy and comedy, sacred and profane. Not to...

We're delighted to announce the release of the first two lectures in Series II, volume 6 of the Joseph Campbell Audio Collection: Mythic Ideas and Modern Culture. Joseph Campbell presents mythic ideas and concepts with a...

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