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Safron Rossi a goddess 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 inspiration. 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 My only complaint is that the illustrations were small and in black and white Some of the works he refers to as evidence for his theories are difficult to see and you have to accept his interpretation of the artifacts since you can t make out details

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Goddesses Mysteries of the Feminine Divine

Ckbusters that are also scholarly classicsWhile Mysteries of the PDFEPUB #190 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 and 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. 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

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The first Joseph Campbell work to of the PDF #8608 focus on the Goddess edited and introduced by Safron Rossi PhD Curator of Collections at Opus Archives and Research Center home to the archival collections of Joseph Campbell Marija Gimbutas James Hillman and other Goddesses Mysteries ePUB #192 scholars of mythology Jungian and archetypal psychology and the humanitiesJoseph Campbell brought mythology to a mass audience His bestselling books including The Power of Myth and The Hero with a Thousand Faces are the rare blo. 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 Beware though because this book may well change your perspective on thingsChange it did Many scholars such as Margaret Murray and Marija Gambutas have stated that in man kinds beginning there was a whorl wide religion that revered the Goddess Now perhaps that was an overstatement but there were places that venerated the Goddess Three such areas were identified South Eastern Europe plus Greece and Mesopatamia South East Asia and part of Central AMerica THese three areas h


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 sce

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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 European Renaissance around the 15th centuryIt is a fascinating work and an in depth look into an aspect of

  3. says:

    Joseph Campbell is a well known scholar of mythology who has taught a number if years at the University level and has authored numerou

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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 Campbell on the subject of the feminine divine Campbell traces the e

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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 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 tra

  7. says:

    This exceedingly well edited collection of essays lectures and notes by Joseph Campbell was useful in seeing his overall opinion of goddesses

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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 e

  10. says:

    A little dated and a little disjointed and as ever I always want him to finish his thoughts His mercurial mind jumps to the

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