The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell

  • by Joseph Campbell, Michael Toms
  • Narrated by Joseph Campbell, Michael Toms
  • 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Over a span of 12 years (1975 to 1987), New Dimensions Radio host Michael Toms recorded conversations between the late Joseph Campbell (author of The Power of Myth) and himself, during which time they developed a close friendship. In these stimulating conversations, central questions in the search for understanding and knowledge of the spiritual universe in which we live are explored.

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repetitive and disappointing

I'm a big fan of Campbell and have many of his books. I'm also a fan of Michael Toms and have listened to many of his New Dimensions programs. The first thing that bothered me about this listen was how Toms doesn't seem to realize how he is breathing into the microphone while Campbell is speaking!! He sounds like he's a heavy breather on an obscene phone call!! I managed to get past this somehow but the further I got into the program, I realized that it basically could have been edited down to about an hour and a half. All of the concepts they discuss are REPEATED again and again, sometimes verbatim. Not a complete waste of time but disappointing nonetheless.
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- Billie Ortiz

What wisdom!!!

I didn't know what to expect since this is a collection of 'radio' programs and speeches... but WOW what a powerful mind and spirit expanding experience.

We are hearing more of Joseph's message and ideas now through other spiritual leaders yet his is so genuine and humble. The fact that these took place in the late 70's and 80's gets me asking... where was I then? I only wish I could have experienced this man's spirit and message while he was alive.

I enjoyed every minute of this collection and HIGHLY RECOMMEND it.
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- C. Weidner "Retired Exec"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-23-2005
  • Publisher: Hay House