Tagged: death

Death on a Pale Horse (by William Blake, pen and watercolor on paper, England, c. 1800) 0

MythBlast | The Undiscovered Country

The exploration of death in this MythBlast is not a departure from our theme of Harvest for the month of September; instead, it’s an inescapable deepening of the Harvest motif. Harvest time means reaping,...

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MythBlast | Death, Eggshells, Zombies

Myths that involve resurrection span cultures from the Pharaohs to the Pagans. We see them appear, be forgotten, and then reappear throughout history. From Passover to the Paschal Mystery, we continue to celebrate them...

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MythBlast | Tat Tvam Asi: The Blessing of Compassion

For the month of November, we at the Joseph Campbell Foundation are exploring the theme of blessings. The comfortable blessings of bounty, family, and health are certainly likely to spring to mind, but there...

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MythBlast | Creative Mythology: Revelation of the Real

Let’s play a game of mental association. I say “Joseph Campbell.” You say, “Hero with a Thousand Faces.” If I ask, “Which of Campbell’s ideas is the most influential?” There’s a good chance you’ll...