Hero: Mastering The 17 Spiritual Stages (Kindle Edition)

by M. A. Stephenson, originally published as a paperback in July 2017. Amazon Link to the Kindle Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Hero-Mastering-17-Spiritual-Stages-ebook/dp/B073V76KR6/ Review A book that I immensely enjoyed reading. I actually devoured it in half a day. This shows that it fluently written and I must add I found only two little typos and this is exceptional… Continue reading Hero: Mastering The 17 Spiritual Stages (Kindle Edition)

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The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries

  London: Frowde, 1911, Minneola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 2002. The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries is the final account of an immensely complex and long-standing research on fairy faith in Britain and Brittany, the French Bretagne. The research Dr. Evans-Wentz conducted on fairies was meticulous and scientific. There was obviously an effort from the part of… Continue reading The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries

Shamanism

  Ancient Techniques of Ecstasy, New York: Penguin Arkana, 1989, First published by Pantheon Books, 1964. Shamanism by Mircea Eliade is considered to be the classic on shamanism, and it remains a reference book. However, the book is not an easy read. Especially when compared with Terence McKenna’s books, and those by Richard Schultes, Michael Harner or… Continue reading Shamanism

The Power of Myth

  With Bill Moyers, ed. by Sue Flowers, New York: Anchor Books, 1988. The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell is an extraordinary book because it’s not a book. It’s a typescript of radio dialogues, which makes for the liveliness of the content. I recommend it to everyone who lacks time to read more of the great… Continue reading The Power of Myth

Oriental Mythology

  New York: Penguin Arkana, 1991, Originally published in 1962. When we want to learn what the difference is between our culture and its patriarchal roots, so well described by Joseph Campbell in Occidental Mythology, then we are on a path of synthesis, and of unification. Campbell expresses it in Oriental Mythology in the terms ‘The… Continue reading Oriental Mythology

Occidental Mythology

  Princeton: Princeton University Press, Bollingen Series, XVII, 1973. Occidental Mythology, to say it coarsely, renders the murder culture eventually comprehensive. It is Joseph Campbell’s merit to have unveiled Isis a second time, after her first veil was torn by Helena Blavatsky … It all started with a murder, the Murder of the Goddess, and it… Continue reading Occidental Mythology

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

  Princeton: Princeton University Press, Bollingen Series, XVII, 1973 The Hero with a Thousand Faces is one of Joseph Campbell’s best books. It contains much of the other books, but when it comes to presenting the material, this book really is well-edited. The headers are comprehensive and the book in its overall makeup addresses not only… Continue reading The Hero with a Thousand Faces