Henry A. Murray, Harvard University
THE MASKS OF GOD, Volume I.
Campbell is famous as The Myth Guy, a public intellectual, the height of whose fame was a televised series of conversations on the subject... Read more
if you ever wanted a book that would define the earliest myths of man and their connections, down through the ages,, to all the worlds great religions. This is it.Published 7 months ago by marsha copenhaver
This is the first of the Masks of God volumes and like all the others it is truly fascinating to read. Joseph Campbell was an elegant writer with a completer grasp of his topic. Read morePublished 7 months ago by JD
I love anything written By Campbell. A must read for anyone who is interested in comparative religion. Start with Primitive Mythology and read the whole series.Published 20 months ago by Mythman
It is more complete and so well written of what I expected. I have hear his lectures but this is the first book I read, super recommendable.Published 21 months ago by C. S. Nunez
A brilliant man...a bad writer. Here is ONE sentence from the book.
"And with the discovery, now, of this impressive ethnic community, uniting that humanism, on the one... Read more
I wish I could like Campbell's Masks of God series more than I do. I keep having the same experience -- I pick one up and read 15 pages that are magnificent, electrifying, and... Read morePublished on May 28, 2010 by Barnaby Thieme
I think all writings by Joseph Campbell are noteworthy to say the least, but I am particularly fond of this Masks of God series. I plan to re-read it several times.Published on October 30, 2008 by M. Engel