Yes, it's that important for you to read and understand.
I know, I know, everyone will point to Campbell's astonishing Hero with a Thousand Faces, and his 4-part book series on different traditions, but I love this book.
THE INNER REACHES OF OUTER SPACE is one of the books being published by The Joseph Campbell Foundation as part of THE COLLECTED WORKS OF JOSEPH CAMPBELL.
He is so great I have his series on mysth and religion that was made in the 80's and wanted to see what this book saidPublished 5 months ago by christine vota
What I find fascinating is how the same stories get interpreted so many different ways, and always just as convincingly - yet surely they can't mean all those things, at once? Read morePublished 7 months ago by Vrinda Pendred
I love Joseph Campbell's works. Although this is very scholarly written, and at times difficult to read, It's worth culling out the key important points of Myth, Metaphor and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Paul Yozzo
This book is a classic. Just by the autor , Joseph Campbell you can be sure has quality, is well fundamented, profound, and yet, easy to read. Read morePublished on June 8, 2012 by Mariana Villanueva
Myths and Religion
Shows and describes certain mythic motifs that are common to all. Ancient artwork is shown in this book. "The Buddhists speak of Buddha Realms. Read more
Campbell draws comparisons between the interweaving dark and light lateral nerves along the spine of the yogic cakras to the caduceus, the crucifixion of Christ, Sumero-Akkadian... Read morePublished on January 6, 2009 by Gene Noel Threndyle
Joseph Campbell has been my mentor for years. He brings our consciousness to another level with this one!!!Published on June 4, 2008 by Sandra Montalvo-arroyo