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Inner Journey: Myth, Psyche, and Spirit

Inner Journey: Myth, Psyche, and Spirit

by Martha Heyneman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1596750235

ISBN-13: 9781596750234

Pub. Date: 09/01/2008

Publisher: Morning Light Press

Published since 1976 by the prestigious Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition, Parabola has become the preeminent magazine devoted to the myths, rituals, and art of the world's religious and cultural traditions. Its contributors have included such renowned writers as the Dalai Lama, Madeleine L'Engle, Thich Nhat Hanh, N. Scott Momaday, and many others. This

Overview

Published since 1976 by the prestigious Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition, Parabola has become the preeminent magazine devoted to the myths, rituals, and art of the world's religious and cultural traditions. Its contributors have included such renowned writers as the Dalai Lama, Madeleine L'Engle, Thich Nhat Hanh, N. Scott Momaday, and many others. This rich collection of essays, stories, and meditations is culled from Parabola's entire history and unfolds for readers the majesty of the human task. From the opening chapter that asks “What Is Myth?” to the last exploring “The Marriage of Heaven and Earth,” readers are accompanied by the leading voices of the last and present centuries. They include such luminaries as P. L. Travers, A. K. Coomaraswamy, Carl Jung, and many more, speaking in lucid, loving prose about what is eternal and immortal in all times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596750234
Publisher:
Morning Light Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
PARABOLA Anthology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


General Series Introduction     vi
The Call of Myth     xi
Introduction     xiv
What is Myth?     1
The World of the Hero   P.L. Travers     2
The Eternal Return   Mircea Eliade     10
Through the Story's Terror   Laura Simms     24
The Tragic Hero   Edward F. Edinger     32
The Crack between Two Worlds   A. K. Coomaraswamy     45
The Cosmic Model     51
Nostalgia for Paradise   Mircea Eliade     53
The World-Tree Yggdrasil   Ann Danowitz     66
Symbolism of the Cross   Rene Guenon     70
The Hieratic City State   Joseph Campbell     73
The Cosmic Bee   Lawrence Russ     78
Dimensions of Mythic Time     87
Night Windows   William Sullivan     89
Voluspa: The Seeress's Prophecy   Norse     98
Observing Sacred Time   Mircea Eliade     103
Time Out of Time   Paul Jordan-Smith     113
Crossing into the Invisible   Laura Simms     128
All Our Relatives     137
Ours IsNot a Dead Universe   Seyyed Hossein Nasr     139
Fields of Force   Martha Heyneman     147
A Sentient Universe   Everett Gendler     154
Come into Animal Presence   Denise Levertov     162
The Great Goddess     165
Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth   Diane Wolkstein     167
The Seven Gates of the Great Below   Sumerian/Akkadian     173
The Perennial Feminine   Helen M. Luke     180
The First Tree   Diane Wolkstein     200
The Hero as Warrior and King     203
Gilgamesh   Sumerian/Babylonian     204
Beowulf   Anglo-Saxon     214
Beyond Rapture   Tim Miller     219
The Return of Ulysses   Titus Burckhardt     221
A Tale of Wonders   Nan Runde     228
Seekers and Lovers     237
Le Chevalier Perdu   P.L. Travers     238
As Far as Longing Can Reach   Peter   Maria Kingsley     242
The Monster of Grim Prospects   Trebbe Johnson     247
In Search of Hidden Wonder   John Matthews     255
Sir Launcelot's Dream   Howard Pyle     261
Quest and Questioning in a Waste Land   James Karman     266
What Aileth Thee?   P.L. Travers     274
Sleeping Beauty   P.L. Travers     277
Psyche's Tasks     283
The Soul's Religion   Thomas Moore     284
The Silk Drum   P.L. Travers     289
The Seven Swans   Natalie Baan     291
That Other Loveliness   Harriet Eisman     297
The Marriage of Heaven and Earth     307
Heaven and Earth   Mircea Eliade     309
Wedding Night with the God   Trebbe Johnson     312
Of the "Chemical Marriage"   Titus Burckhardt     319
The Tale of Baucis and Philemon   Jane L. Mickelson     323
Contributor Profiles     328
For Further Reading     334
Chapter Citations     339

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