Joseph Campbell in Culture

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Luke, a Modern Odysseus

Steve Persall writes for the Center for Story and Symbol about the Star Wars saga and Luke Skywalker, a mythical character that resonates with us all. Not long before the premiere of Star Wars Episode 1: The...

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A Mythical Saga

Colin Marshall writes for Open Culture about the Star Wars saga, its’ critics and the importance of the mythic journey. The article explain that though some may say that the films fall into cliches...

Forget Fear, Find Bliss 0

Forget Fear, Find Bliss

The etherial website Faena Aleph published an article about Joseph Campbell and how to Follow Your Bliss. According to the text, Campbell would always advice his students to cling onto whatever made them happy,...

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Rituals and Influences

Josh Jones writes for Open Culture about Joseph Campbell and adult initiation rituals. Jones explains just how influential Campbell was in the creation of important pop culture elements, such as the world-wide phenomenon, the...

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Reading Like A Pro

Charles Chu writes for The Polymath Project at Medium Corporations about Joseph Campbell and his reading routine. Chu goes over Campbell daily schedule in great detail, explains how the mythologist was able to read and...

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Profile: George Lucas

PBS SoCal published a profile on George Lucas, writer and director of the Star Wars Saga. Amongst his many influences is the mythologist Joseph Campbell. His work, including the books The Hero of a...

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Campbell and Other Fun Facts About Star Wars

Holly Mosley writes for Contact Music about the Star Wars Saga and a few facts the fans may not know about the films! This list includes 10 exciting facts, one of which talks about the...

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Campbell and Miracles

Susan Ryder writes for The Pantagraph about miracles, and how to interpret them. According to the articles, miracle can be interpreted as an supernatural occurrence or, as Joseph Campbell might have preferred, as an object of...

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The Traits of a Hero

Jim Zigarelli writes for the Daily Camera about the essential qualities of a true Hero. The article uses the teachings within Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers’ PBS show, The Power of Myth, to explain the...

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Joseph Campbell and Buddha

Kurt Spellmeyer writes for Tricycle Magazine about Buddha and the history behind his wisdom. Spellmeyer talks about how much the dharma’s journey helped Joseph Campbell outline the structure he later refined in his many books, the...