Joseph Campbell

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Noun1.Joseph Campbell - United States mythologist (1904-1987)
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I'M trying to trace my relatives Hugh Blakeley Campbell (born in November, 1948) and Edward Joseph Campbell (born in September, 1946.
Now, journalist Eric Enno Tamm uses pictures and letters to uncover the story of the great field ecologist in Beyond The Outer Shores: "The Untold Odyssey of Ed Ricketts, the Pioneering Ecologist Who Inspired John Steinbeck and Joseph Campbell (Four Walls Eight Windows, $26).
A fifth man, Joseph Campbell, 27, is also being questioned by officers in Leeds after police discovered a large number of fraudulent passports at a house in Chirton View West, North Shields.
Barber Joseph Campbell 43, explained: "He went for a low cut on the top, faded even more closely at the sides and back.
This capacity for what Joseph Campbell, the great scholar of religion and myth, calls a "transpersonal identity" lies at the heart of religious experience and also, it appears, of art.
This is the book that Walt Whitman might have written if he'd studied with Joseph Campbell.
I once heard Joseph Campbell say that the JCI religions, which originated in the Levant, were concrete, moral, and social; as compared with the religions arising in the Orient, which are abstract rather than concrete, metaphysical rather than moral, and psychological rather than social.
John of the Cross, Meister Eckhart, Thomas Merton, Joseph Campbell, and particularly Keiji Nishitani's Religion and Nothingness to elucidate the concept of the "empty center.
In his PBS interviews with Bill Moyers, Joseph Campbell urged religious seekers not to switch faiths in their search for substance, but to go deeper into and perhaps beyond the faiths with which they had grown up.
There is truth in this, both in the rise of genre fantasy in books (now plagued with a numbing sameness and endless trilogies) and in the ascendance of Joseph Campbell (savant of the mythic archetype theory of storytelling, as used by George Lucas in Star Wars) over John W.
Joseph Campbell, who held that religion was whatever put one "in accord" with the universe, delighted in the mythic metaphors of diverse religious heritages while savaging those who corrupted the metaphor by claiming its material truth.