The Power of Myth

Joseph Campbell was a pre-eminent scholar of the world’s mythologies and a deeply spiritual human being. His insights into the universal aspects of being a human and contending with the travails that life presents are illuminating and encouraging. Sadly he is often remembered by the shallowly misinterpreted quote, “follow your bliss”, which does a deep disservice to the depth and nuanced quality of his views.

Here in these classic talks with Bill Moyers, he offers a wonderful summation of his life’s work, capturing the universal and particular ways we have contended with the most important questions of our lives.

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