Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor (Collected Works of Joseph Campbell) (Paperback)

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Woven from Joseph Campbell's previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors and their misinterpretations with the famed mythologist's characteristic conversational warmth and accessible scholarship. Campbell's insights highlight centuries of confusion between literal and metaphorical interpretations of Western religious symbols that are, he argues, perennially relevant keys to spiritual understanding and mystical revelation.

About the Author


Joseph Campbell (19041987) is widely credited with bringing mythology to a mass audience. His works, including the four-volume The Masks of God and The Power of Myth (with Bill Moyers), rank among the classics in mythology and literature. Eugene Kennedy, PhD is a psychologist, syndicated columnist, and a professor emeritus of Loyola University Chicago. A laicized Catholic priest, he has written over fifty books on psychology, religion, the Catholic church, and the psychology of religion."

Praise For…


Will delight both avid Campbell disciples eager for more of his thoughts and newcomers to his work.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)



Product Details
ISBN: 9781608681877
ISBN-10: 1608681874
Publisher: New World Library
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 136
Language: English
Series: Collected Works of Joseph Campbell