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Scholarly classicsWhile Campbell’s work reached wide and deep as he covered the world’s great mythological traditions he never wrote a book on goddesses in world mythology He did however have much to say on the subject Between 1972 and 1986 he gave over twenty lectures and workshops on goddesses exploring the figures functions symbols and themes of the feminine divine following them through their transformations across cultures and epochsIn this provocative volume editor Safron Rossi a goddes. This book is a collection of Joseph Campbell s lectures and workshops on goddesses that explore the symbols and themes of the feminine divine Edited by Safron Rossi this book is a treasure chest and overview of Campbell s perspective on goddess mythology A terrific read for anyone interested in the goddess tradition but as a writer and psychotherapist I feel this book is an important source for writers therapists particularly Jungian and sandplay therapists and adds an important piece to Joseph Campbell s body of work Highly recommended Brenda has a dragon in her blood on goddesses in world mythology He did however have much to say Divan Of Rudaki on the subject Between 1972 and 1986 he gave Choice Stories for Children over twenty lectures and workshops Öbür Divan on goddesses exploring the figures functions symbols and themes Summary of Homo Deus of the feminine divine following them through their transformations across cultures and epochsIn this provocative volume editor Safron Rossi a goddes. This book is a collection Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of Joseph Campbell s lectures and workshops The Teams Milking Cow on goddesses that explore the symbols and themes Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) overview Zenith of Campbell s perspective A Pale Light in the Black on goddess mythology A terrific read for anyone interested in the goddess tradition but as a writer and psychotherapist I feel this book is an important source for writers therapists particularly Jungian and sandplay therapists and adds an important piece to Joseph Campbell s body

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S studies scholar professor of mythology and curator of collections at Opus Archives which holds the Joseph Campbell archival manuscript collection and personal library collects these lectures for the first time In them Campbell traces the evolution of the feminine divine from one Great Goddess to many from Neolithic Old Europe to the Renaissance He sheds new light on classical motifs and reveals how the feminine divine symbolizes the archetypal energies of transformation initiation and inspirati. I came across Joseph Campbell s lectures on the goddesses at a time when I was in a faith crisis precipitated by the realization that my participation in a religious organization with an all male priesthood had caused me to internalize misogyny that I had not previously been aware of My journey to understand that led me first to ask why a benevolent god who regards me as having as much worth as any of his other children would ordain a social order that diminishes women short answer he wouldn t and second if god were a goddess what would that look likeJoseph Campbell s lectures were very helpful to me in answering the second uestion At first I was a little put off by the idea that the only thing that seems to be divine about women is their life giving capacity but then Campbell pointed out that the masculine and feminine constructs are man made and the gods and goddesses are ways that we make sense of powers that are in ourselves and in the world Women are not meant to be wholly defined by our understanding of the goddessI very much appreciated Campbell s descriptions of the ways that our cultural myths particularly the Judeo Christian myths were built upon prior myths For example he points out that the story of Cain and Abel is about the tension between the agricultural and herding societies which were encountering each other in the historical era during which the bible was written He says that Cain a farmer represents the agricultural society and Abel a herder represents the herding society They each bring their offering to a male god and that god prefers the meat to the grains Cain then kills Abel out of jealousy Campbell points out that there was an older myth in which the two offerings are presented to the goddess and she chooses the grains over meat Campbell points out that this biblical rewrite of the older myth is about setting supreme the male god of the herding society and erasing the goddess altogether There are many examples of the ways that the bible 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10 thoughts on “Goddesses Mysteries of the Feminine Divine

  1. says:

    I am going to say this again Joseph Cambell was writing about Jungian Archetypes and world mythology long before Jordan Petersen came on the scene and does it much better than him and without the right wing reactionary and misogynist baggage I was into Campbell in the 1980s and the 1990s and revisit him in part because his legacy is being p

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    Gender conflict has deep historical roots Goddesses Mysteries of the Divine Feminine is a book based on lectures and notes by the late Joseph Campbell It is produced by the Joseph Campbell Foundation and edited by Dr Safron Rossi The book traces the Goddess in history from ancient times and peoples to around the time of the Europea

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    Joseph Campbell is a well known scholar of mythology who has taught a number if years at the University level and has authored numerous books His material is gold  as far as I am concerned AT the same time as being scholarly his style is also highly readable and enjoyable Read this and you will get lots of information B

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    I don't know how to put into words how great this book is

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    For those of you who are unfamiliar with Joseph Campbell know that he was a renowned mythologist endowed with the ability to make myth accessible and appealing to all It is a true pleasure to read his works and to receive his knowledge of the spiritual principles ingrained in all legendsThis book is a compilation of lectures given by Joseph

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    This book is a collection of Joseph Campbell's lectures and workshops on goddesses that explore the symbols and themes of the feminine

  7. says:

    This exceedingly well edited collection of essays lectures and notes by Joseph Campbell was useful in seeing his overall opinion of goddesses in mythology and the goddess as she appears in various mythologies

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    I came across Joseph Campbell's lectures on the goddesses at a time when I was in a faith crisis precipitated by the realization that my participation in a religious organization with an all male priesthood had caused me to internalize misogyny that I had not previously been aware of My journey to understand th

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    Read the chapters I needed up to the Gods and Goddess of Ancient Greece Its been a while since I read anything even close to scholarly and I really enjoyed Campbell's cross cultural approach to understanding both the power of the Goddess and how that power was eventually stripped away as Creator Father figures took over

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    A little dated and a little disjointed and as ever I always want him to finish his thoughts His mercurial mind jumps to the next thing before wrapping up a subject But that aside the only other criticism is how short this was I want