Thou Art That (book)

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Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor
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Author Joseph Campbell
CountryUnited States
Series Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
Subject Religion/Comparative Mythology
Publisher New World Library
Publication date
Media typePrint
ISBN 1-57731-202-3
OCLC 46969766
230 21
LC Class BR115.L25 C36 2001

Thou Art That is a book by Joseph Campbell exploring the mythological underpinnings of the Judeo-Christian tradition. It was edited posthumously from Campbell's lectures and unpublished writing by Eugene Kennedy.

Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer

Joseph John Campbell was an American Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. Campbell's most well-known work is his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949), in which he discusses his theory of the journey of the archetypal hero shared by world mythologies, termed the monomyth.

Judeo-Christian is a term that groups Judaism and Christianity, either in reference to Christianity's derivation from Judaism, both religions' common use of the Torah, or due to perceived parallels or commonalities shared values between those two religions, which has contained as part of Western culture.

Eugene Cullen Kennedy was a psychologist, award-winning writer, public intellectual, syndicated columnist, and professor emeritus of Loyola University Chicago. A laicized Catholic priest and a long-time observer of the Catholic Church, the work of Eugene Cullen Kennedy spans many genres. He has published over 50 books that include 2 biographies, 3 novels, a play, as well as books on psychology, on the Roman Catholic Church and the relationship between psychology and religion. In the early 1970s, inspired by Vatican II, he emerged as a powerful voice for reform and modernization of the Roman Catholic Church.

Published by New World Library in 2001, Thou Art That was the first title in the Joseph Campbell Foundation's Collected Works of Joseph Campbell series.

New World Library is a San Francisco Bay Area-based American publisher of books for adults and children. The press focuses on publishing books concerning the mind, the body and the spirit.

Joseph Campbell Foundation

The Joseph Campbell Foundation is a US not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserve, protect and perpetuate the work of influential American mythologist Joseph Campbell (1904–1987). It fosters academic and popular discussion in the fields of comparative mythology and religion, psychology and culture through its publishing program, events, local groups and its website.

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