Tagged: Mother Goddess

Demeter delivering the wheat to Plutus, who receives it in the Cornucopia (stone relief, Classical, Greece, fifth century b.c.) 0

MythBlast | The Mysteries at Eleusis: Different and Luckier

My grandfather was a farmer in rural Minnesota on land that was homesteaded, probably by my great-grandfather, in the late 19th century. It was a small farm by today’s standards, not much more than...

Goddesses - Botticelli's PRimavera 0

MythBlast | Mysteries of the Feminine Divine

Six years ago I was literally elbow deep in the Joseph Campbell archives, retrieving dozens of audio cassette tapes on whose delicate ribbons were etched hours of Campbell talking about goddess myths. Between 1972...

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MythBlast | From the Great Mother to the Age of Belief: Campbell on the Mythologies of Europe & the Middle East

Over the last several months, we have been sharing MythBlasts with you: tastes of a mythic idea framed in not only Joseph Campbell’s work, but together with historic and contemporary mythologists. We are so...