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The Mysteries: Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks 2

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Essays by Julius Baum, C. G. Jung, C. Kerenyi, Hans Leisegang, Paul Masson-Oursel, Fritz Meier, Jean de Menasce, Georges Nagel, Walter F. Otto, Max Pulver, Hugo Rahner, Paul Schmitt, and Walter Wili."
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Published January 21st 1979 by Princeton University Press (first published 1955)
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interesting collection of lectures in text from a colloquium on mystery religions. i'm really enjoying this because it pieces together a lot of information i would have otherwise had to get from a number of sources.

edit: ok, i'm halfway through the last lecture text that was written by hugo rahner and i'm going to compare it to this:

suppose you're in a room of people who are presenting a history of early software and computing. after hearing dozens of well-conceived articles about the history of...more
Jay D
A perfect collection of scholarly essays on the ancient mystery religions. Every article is great. Highly recommended, whatever your persuasion.
L'aura C
May 03, 2008 L'aura C is currently reading it
Not sure yet, this is a tough one for me. Sometimes I get a headache - yet, I enjoy it.
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The Mysteries : papers from the Eranos yearbooks by Joseph Campbell (1978)
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Joseph John Campbell was an American mythology professor, writer, and orator best known for his work in the fields of comparative mythology and comparative religion.
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