Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB

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  1. Mike Mike says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBThe wise men who bowed down before the baby Jesus as he lay in the manger they were Magi I knew that What I didn t know is that Magi were the priests of the God Mithras, and for three centuries Mithras was Christianity s main competitor The wise men s presence at the nativity scene is a symbolic representation of the new religion superseding the old This is why reading Joseph Campbell is so revelatory Who better to put religion into context than a comparative mythologist who is himself a vi The wise men who bowed down before the baby Jesus as he lay in the man


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    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBInterested in exploring some of the Biblical symbols of the Judeo Christian faith, I picked up this book with high expectations No doubt, this book has helped me wrestle with my faith since picking it up However, this book suffers from many shortcomings that, by the middle portion of the book, almost made me put it down First, while the language was not complex, the sentence structure and lack of adherence to gram


  3. Ci Ci says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBThis book is my first exposure to Joseph Campbell s work I know little of mythology, and even less on comparative religion study, thus this book serves a very valuable introduction to a vast realm of scholarship and writings Here are a few notes for my own edification What Myths Do page 2 onward Four functions C est la vie, presentation of a order of the cosmos, validate and support a specific moral and social order, carry individuals through the various stages in life with integrity The This book is my first exposure to Joseph Campbell s work I know little of mythology, and even less on comparative religion study, thus this book serves a very valuable introduction to a vast realm of scholarship and writings Here are a few notes for my own edification What Myths Do page 2 onward Four functions C est la vie, presentation of a order of the cosmos, validate and support a specific moral and social order, carry individuals thr


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    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBCampbell has an unfortunate habit of painting with too broad a brush, glossing over the important differences in order to accentuate otherwise minor similarities That trait, along with hisunfortunate occasional trips into New Age ish theories and terminology at one ment, his obsession with numerology and making the mistake he berates others for taking something literally when it s metaphorical in this case his discussion of 40 years days etc as actually being 40 instead of just a w Campbell has an unfortunate habit of painting with too broad a brush, glossing over the important differences in order to accentuate otherwise minor similarities That trait, along with hisunfortunate occasional trips into New Age ish theo


  5. Jordan Jordan says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBThis is an excellent book and a fast read for anyone wanting to introduce themselves to the work of Joseph Campbell Though the focus of the book is on the symbology and mythology inherent in the Christian Bible, the text still provides us with a nice sense of the most overarching and central message of Campbell s life s work namely, that when viewed correctly through the lens of mythology, all religions of the world point to the same, unending and ever present mystery of


  6. Jason Jason says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBCampbell makes some important points about the importance of interpreting myths as mythology and not history He also notes some important recurring themes in different wor


  7. Jo Jo says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBWhile I really liked a lot of the ideas Campbell poses in this book, I often felt that his presentation of the ideas was rather convoluted and unclear Also, neither he nor his editor know how to use commas But if you think you can untangle the linguistic knots and deal with the free association feel of the writing, while tolerating comma misuse, the concepts presented are well worth the effort.


  8. Lynda Lynda says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBI was reading this book when my father was diagnosed with his lung cancer Talk about literary serendipities It s a gentle, Campbellian consideration of cultural assumptions and how they shape our overall thinking It s a really lovely read.


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    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBI believe in Campbell with my blood and flesh he understood the power of myth so well..


  10. Drew Drew says:

    Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor PDF/EPUB thou kindle, that ebok, transforming free, religious epub, metaphor free, Thou Art free, That Transforming pdf, Thou Art That Transforming Religious MetaphorArt That Transforming book, Thou Art That Transforming Religious Metaphor ePUBI ve been a huge fan of Joseph Campbell since being led to The Hero with a Thousand Faces from interviews and documentaries about Star Wars I loved that book, but in my opinion, there are much deeper andfascinating insights to be found in his wider body of work on comparative mythology.Thou art That centers on the interpretation of religious metaphor, with several specific examples focusing on Judeo Christian religion myth However, the ideas are broader than just Christianity and several I ve been a huge fan of Joseph Campbell since being led to The Hero with a Thousand Faces from interviews and documentaries about Star Wars I loved that book, but in my opinion, there are mu


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