The Carleena Show

Stephen Gerringer: Mythologizing Life, Joseph Campbell, and the Hero's Journey

November 20th, 2018  •  2 hrs 6 mins  •  Download (87.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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For the past 15 years, Stephen Gerringer has collaborated with the Joseph Campbell Foundation (JCF) —a global community of artists, scholars, writers, educators, and questers—to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the work of Joseph Campbell.

Hour 1: Stephen takes us back to his formative years and highlights the turning points that led him to the work of Joseph Campbell.

Hour 2: Stephen provides a brief biography of Joseph Campbell and details how the story sequence of events Campbell coined The Hero’s Journey applies to ordinary people.

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The Carleena Show features in-depth conversations with guests from around the world. Host Carleena Angwin is a writer, public health professional, and former Peace Corps Volunteer based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Correction: When discussing young Joe's readings on American Indians, Stephen mentioned "Fraser Boas." He meant to say Franz Boas, considered "the father of American anthropology".