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Confucius: The Unwobbling Pivot / The Great Digest / The Analects

The study of Chinese culture was a dominant concern in Ezra Pound's life and work. His great Canto XIII is about Kung (Confucius), Cantos LII-LXI deal with Chinese history, and in the later Cantos key motifs are often given in Chinese quotations with the characters set into the English text....

Moses and Monotheism

This volume contains Freud’s speculations on various aspects of religion, on the basis of which he explains certain characteristics of Jewish people in their relations with Christians.  From an intensive study of the Moses legend, Freud comes to the startling conclusion that Moses himself was an Egyptian who brought from...

Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians

"We are dealing here with a living literature," wrote Morris Edward Opler in his preface to Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians. First published in 1942 by the American Folk-Lore Society, this is another classic study by the author of Myths and Tales of the Jicarilla Apache Indians. Opler conducted...

The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life

The ancient Taoist text that forms the central part of this book was discovered by Wilhelm, who recognized it as essentially a practical guide to the integration of personality. Foreword and Appendix by C.G. Jung; illustrations. Translated by Cary F. Baynes.A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book. This text was included...

The Spell of the Sensuous

Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This major work of ecological philosophy startles the senses...

The Artemis Archetype in Popular Culture

Many female figures in recent fiction, film, and television embody the Artemis archetype, modeled on the Greco-Roman goddess of the hunt. These characters are often identified as heroines and recognized as powerful and progressive pop icons. Some fit the image of the tough, resourceful female in a science fiction or...

Uncovering Anna Perenna: A Focused Study of Roman Myth and Culture

The figure of Anna Perenna embodies the complexity and richness of the Roman mythological tradition. In exploring Anna Perenna, the contributors apply different perspectives and critical methods to an array of compelling evidence drawn from central texts, monuments, coins, and inscriptions that encapsulate Rome's shifting artistic and political landscape. As...

Archives of Conjure

In Afrolatinx religious practices such as Cuban Espiritismo, Puerto Rican Santería, and Brazilian Candomblé, the dead tell stories. Communicating with and through mediums’ bodies, they give advice, make requests, and propose future rituals, creating a living archive that is coproduced by the dead. In this book, Solimar Otero explores how...

Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Description: Wonder at Medusa's potent venom, Circe's fierce sorcery and Athena rising up over Olympus, as Nikita Gill majestically explores the untold stories of the life bringers, warriors, creators, survivors and destroyers that shook the world - the great Greek Goddesses. Vividly re-imagined and beautifully illustrated, step into an ancient...

TechGnosis

In TechGnosis—a cult classic now updated and reissued with a new afterword—Erik Davis argues that while the realms of the digital and the spiritual may seem worlds apart, esoteric and religious impulses have in fact always permeated (and sometimes inspired) technological communication. Davis uncovers startling connections between such seemingly disparate...

THE INNATENESS OF MYTH: A New Interpretation of Joseph Campbell’s Reception of C.G. Jung

In this book, based on extensive research in the Joseph Campbell Archive, Ritske Rensma shows that reflecting on C.G. Jung's influence on Campbell greatly furthers our understanding of these ideas, and that once this goal is achieved it becomes obvious that Campbell was a scholar whose ideas are still of...

Graphic Novel ‘Jia and the Nian Monster’ Taps Chinese Mythology

“China’s history is rich with folktales and fables, most unknown to western readers,” Mike Richardso, writer of Jia and the Nian Monster and publisher Dark Horse Comics' president and founder — told The Hollywood Reporter recently when explaining the origins of the project. “One of the most popular is the...

Christopher Doyle Explores Mythology

Christopher C. Doyle has carved a name for himself as the Indian equivalent of Dan Brown, a writer who creates thrillers based on Indian mythology. What sets him apart, perhaps, is that he is not looking to reinvent the way we read mythology like so many of his peers are....

Art and Friendship: Joseph Campbell and Angela Gregory in ‘A Dream and a Chisel’

Joseph Campbell and celebrated artist Angela Gregory met while they were both living in Paris, studying at the Sorbonne. Author Nancy L. Penrose details the initial encounters between the two in her book A Dream and a Chisel, as well as the experiences and conversations they shared during the season...

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Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter

The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts of the civilized world. Looking at the tendency to "see visions," C. Kerenyi examines the Mysteries of Eleusis from the standpoint not only...

Gods and Games: Toward a New Mythology of Play

A deeply thoughtful, deeply irreverent look at the mythology of play, Gods and Games ties together Joseph Campbell’s approach to myth and religion with Johan Huizinga’s view of our species as Homo ludens — “Man the Game-player” — suggesting that play is a central aspect of the human spirit and...

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Integrative Spirituality: Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening

Author Comments: “Integrative Spirituality is written for persons who desire a spirituality that is informed by religious traditions, myth, Jungian depth psychology, contemplative yoga, and related modes of thought. As a synthetic thinker, I discuss the ideas and of leading-edge theologians, religious philosophers, yogis, and depth psychologists who have animated my...

The Pegasus Doctrine

This story pulls you from the current time frame into a world of past lives and the discovery that the mythological personae of Poseidon, Medusa, Zeus, and others were those of people alive today.  The plot of The Pegasus Doctrine revolves around an archaeological dig where that document was discovered...

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