Joseph Campbell and the power of myth. Episodes 4-6

United States, 1988

TV show
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The final three hours of interviews, conducted by Bill Moyers, with world authority on myth, Joseph Campbell, shortly before his death in 1987. Episode 4 - “Sacrifice and bliss” Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice as a necessity for rebirth and the need for each of us to find a sacred place in today’s modern world. Episode 5 - “Love and the goddess” Covers both the growth of romantic love associated with the 12th century troubadours and the worship of woman as goddess, earth mother and Virgin Mary. Episode 6 - “Masks of eternity” Campbell provides challenging insights into God, religion and eternity as revealed in Christianity, Buddhism, Native American Indian beliefs and the theories of Jung and Schopenhauer.

Credits

director

David Grubin

producer

Catherine Tatge

production company

Public Affairs Television

Apostrophe S Productions

Language

English

Duration

03:00:00:00

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Colour

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