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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.
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.
When God Was a Woman

When God Was a Woman

by Merlin Stone

When God Was a Woman is the U.S. title of a 1976 book by sculptor and history professor Merlin Stone. It was published earlier in the UK as The Paradise Papers. It has been translated in french as Quand Dieu était femme (SCE-Serivces Complets d'Edition, Québec, Canada) in 1978 and 1989.
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 about this item
The Book Of the Dead

The Book Of the Dead

by E a Wallis Budge

The Book of the Dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and names, words of power and prayers, and they are found cut or painted on walls of pyramids and tombs, and painted on coffins and sarcophagi and rolls of papyri. This book is the treatise and analysis of The Book of the Dead, (also known as Spells of Coming... Read more about this item
He Walked the Americas

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 about this item
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 about this item
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 about this item
Women Who Run With the Wolves

Women Who Run With the Wolves

by Phd Clarissa Pinkola Estes

A Jungian analyst explores the feminine psyche through stories of "wild women"--the mythological archetype of the strong, primitive woman. Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D., Jungian analyst and cantadora storyteller shows how women's vitality can be restored through what she calls "psychic... Read more about this item
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.
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...
A Short History Of Myth

A Short History Of Myth

by Karen Armstrong

The history of myth is the history of humanity; our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world, link us to our ancestors and each other. Myths help us make sense of the universe. Armstrong takes us from the Palaeolithic period and the myths of the hunters right up to the 'Great Western Transformation' of the last 500 years and the discrediting of myth by science. Armstrong's typically insightful and eloquent book serves as a brilliant and thought-provoking introduction to... Read more about this item
Historical Atlas Of World Mythology

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.
The Mythic Image

The Mythic Image

by Joseph Campbell

The Great Mother

The Great Mother

by Erich Neumann

Women Who Run With the Wolves

Women Who Run With the Wolves

by Clarissa Pinkola Est!S

The Power Of Myth

The Power Of Myth

by Joseph; Moyers, Bill Campbell

World Mythology

World Mythology

by Donna Rosenberg

Atlantis

Atlantis

by Ignatius Donnelly

Passport To Magonia

Passport To Magonia

by Jacques Vallee

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.
The Study Of American Folklore

The Study Of American Folklore

by Brunvand, Jan Harold

King Arthur

King Arthur

by Barber, Richard

The British Folklorists

The British Folklorists

by Dorson, Richard M

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