A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell

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Doubleday, 1991 - Religion - 636 pages
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Joseph Campbell sought to distill the essence of the world's religions and mythologies and find their common truths. In doing so, he lived his life with all the courage, passion, and vitality of the mythic heroes he studied. The Larsens--who knew Campbell for over 25 years--provide an intimate and fascinating account of this great teacher, writer, and man. Photographs.

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Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., LMHC, BCIA-eeg, is professor emeritus of psychology at SUNY Ulster, board-certified in EEG biofeedback, and the author of several books, including "The Healing Power of Neurofeedback" and "The Fundamentalist Mind". He is the founder and director of Stone Mountain Center, offering biofeedback, neurofeedback, and psychotherapy treatments. He lives in New Paltz, New York.

Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., is the author of "The Shaman's Doorway" and "The Mythic Imagination," He is a practicing psychotherapist and a professor at Ulster County Community College. Robin Larsen, Ph.D., is an exhibiting artist and art historian. She is editor-in-chief of the tricentennial biography and anthology "Emanuel Swedenborg: A Continuing Vision," The Larsens co-direct the Center for Symbolic Studies in New Paltz, New York.

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