Love as passion; love as com-passion—these are the two extreme poles of our subject. They have been often represented as absolutely opposed—physical, respectively, and spiritual; yet in both the individual is torn out of himself and opened to an experience of rediscovered identity in a larger, more abiding format.

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Myths to LIve By
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Title Myths to Live By
Language English
Series The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
Creator Campbell, Joseph
Co-creator Kudler, David, editor
Publisher Joseph Campbell Foundation
Pub. City San Anselmo, California
Pub. Year 2011
Edition 2nd (ebook edition)
Format E-Book
Category Print
Length 13 MB
Catalog/ISBN 9781611780000
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Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: "a womb with a view." In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning. Love and war, science and religion, East and West, inner space and outer space-Campbell shows how the myths we live by can reconcile all of these pairs of opposites and bring a sense of the whole.

This classic book has been newly illustrated and annotated in its first new edition since its original publication, which also marks the first ebook in the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell series. In the tradition of The Power of Myth and Pathways to Bliss, Myths to Live By remains one of Joseph Campbell's most enduring, popular, and accessible works.

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