Category Archives: Joseph Campbell and the Monomyth

Articles and posts on Joseph Campbell, his work, the monomyth and his vision of the Hero’s Journey.

Finding your Bliss

A symbol is “like a mirror swinging out from the mind, able to look back on itself.” In the symbol, we can explore our own mythology. We can step away from our lives for a…

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Mythos and Logos

Mythic thought touches the essence of our experience: the meaning and significance of life. Myth frees us from our current horizon and opens an expanded perspective from which we can build new meaning and direction.…

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Translating Campbell

Joseph Campbell was a brilliant mythologist, teacher and storyteller. Ironically, the characteristics that make his work rich and compelling are also the characteristics that can make applying it to our everyday journeys difficult. Bringing Campbell…