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An official podcast of the Joseph Campbell Foundation and the MythMaker Podcast Network that unearths little-heard talks from Joseph Campbell and examines their context and meaning. Hosted by Brad Olson, PhD.

Pathways with Joseph Campbell Joseph Campbell Foundation

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    • 4.9 • 101 Ratings

An official podcast of the Joseph Campbell Foundation and the MythMaker Podcast Network that unearths little-heard talks from Joseph Campbell and examines their context and meaning. Hosted by Brad Olson, PhD.

    Bonus: Jesus, Buddha, Europe Q&A

    Bonus: Jesus, Buddha, Europe Q&A

    In this bonus episode of Pathways, Joseph Campbell answers questions from his lecture on the symbolism of Christianity, Buddhism, European Paganism, and the Arthurian Romances.

    • 30 min
    EP 30: Jesus, Buddha & Europe

    EP 30: Jesus, Buddha & Europe

    In this episode of Pathways (the final full episode of season 3), Joseph Campbell speaks about similarities in the symbolism of Christianity, Buddhism, European Paganism, and the Arthurian Romances. Host Bradley Olson introduces the episode and gives commentary after the lecture.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Bonus: Artists, Poets, & Writers Q&A

    Bonus: Artists, Poets, & Writers Q&A

    This bonus episode of Pathways is the audio from a slideshow presentation that followed the lecture that he gave at Skowhegan on July 27th 1987. The lecture was our podcast Episode 27: Artists, Poets, & Writers. Even though we cannot see the slides that professor Campbell is showing, his rich description is able to guide us through the presentation. This was one of the last public presentations that Campbell gave before his death in October of the same year.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    EP 29: Literary Wizardry - A Discussion with Joseph Campbell

    EP 29: Literary Wizardry - A Discussion with Joseph Campbell

    In this episode of Pathways entitled, "Literary Wizardry - A Discussion with Joseph Campbell, recorded on December 15th 1970, Joseph Campbell holds a discussion session with students after his address to the student body of Sarah Lawrence College on the work of Thomas Mann. Host Bradley Olson gives an introduction and commentary after the lecture.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Bonus: Elementary & Ethnic Ideas

    Bonus: Elementary & Ethnic Ideas

    In this Bonus episode recorded at the Jung Institute in 1982, Joseph Campbell discusses elementary and ethnic ideas as two different interpretations of myth using the work of Freud, Jung, and Thomas Mann.

    • 47 min
    EP 28: Erotic Irony & Mythic Form - Thomas Mann

    EP 28: Erotic Irony & Mythic Form - Thomas Mann

    In this episode of Pathways entitled, "Erotic Irony & Mythic Form", Joseph Campbell gives an address to the student body of Sarah Lawrence College about mythology and the work of Thomas Mann. It was recorded on December 15th 1970. Host Bradley Olson gives an introduction and commentary after the lecture.

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
101 Ratings

101 Ratings

Cajuntrucker ,

Worth every minute

Reading Joseph Campbell is one thing but hearing him lecture is a whole other experience! Just like actually taking a class of his. Interesting content with surprisingly good audio, considering the age.

Gib_4 ,

Grateful

Thank y’all for producing this! -The gentleman from Texas.

S Socki ,

Less Narration

Great archival recordings. The whispering narrator does not seem to develop or elaborate on what is already there.

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