Understanding Myth

This article, by Michael Sandrock for The Daily Camera, celebrates Joseph Campbell’s centennial, his life and work. Speaking of some of the films his work has influenced, The Passion of Christ is brought up, as the ultimate Hero’s Journey.

In Campbell’s own words, “religion is mythology misunderstood”, and there are many comparisons to be drawn between the mono-myth and Christ’s journey.

Read the full article and draw your own conclusions.


From The Daily Camera on March 20, 2004
Attributed to Michael Sandrock (For The Camera)