Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth | Ep. 5: 'Love and the Goddess'

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Joseph Campbell traces the beginning of love, as we think of it today, to twelfth-century troubadours.

Episode 5: Love and the Goddess (first broadcast June 25, 1988 on PBS)

The Troubadours, Eros, romantic love, Tristan, libido vs. credo, separation from love, Satan, loving your enemy, the Crucifixion as atonement, virgin birth, the story of Isis, Osiris and Horus, the Madonna, the Big Bang, the correlation between the earth or mother Goddess and images of fertility (the sacred feminine).

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Mythology
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