David Feinstein and Stanley Krippner
(picture by Deborah Koff-Chapin)
fresh and intriguing synthesis of a mythological perspective with
contemporary psychological methods.
-- Joseph Campbell
Personal Mythology is
one of those few books that honor and ignite the power and mystery of
the interior life. It is an inspirational work that demonstrates how
personal mythology directs our actions and organizes our experience
-- Angeles Arrien, Ph.D.
An important, fascinating, and
delightful book which adds a new dimension to our understanding of
human behavior. --Ashley Montagu,
Continuing and expanding the work of C.G. Jung and
Joseph Campbell, this important book explores the role of mythology in
our lives and its relevance for the future of the planet.
Brilliantly conceived and beautifully written,
Personal Mythology opens new ground in the fields of personal and
social transformation. Its guidance is expert and exemplary, giving
the reader powerful and luminous procedures . . .
-- Jean Houston, Ph.D.
A masterful guidebook for
exploring the wonders of the inner world and deepening your awareness
of the personal beliefs that shape your experience. This book can
change your life.
-- Frances Vaughan, Ph.D.
In this remarkable book, the
authors challenge you, through the use of ritual, dreams, and story,
to become aware of the mythology you are living, to confront it, and
in the end to gain some mastery over it.
-- June Singer, Ph.D.
. . . a formidable synthesis of
the best self-help techniques for personal transformation.
-- YOGA JOURNAL
Make no mistake about it.
Although written in the format of a do-it-yourself, self-help book,
this work is profound and promises fundamental individual and social
change. For anyone who felt fascinated in being led to contemplate
the "Power of Myth" by the PBS video series with Bill Moyers
interviewing Joseph Campbell, this book will take you a giant step
further . . .
-- QUADRANT (Journal of the C.G. Jung Foundation)
Neither Carl Jung nor Joseph
Campbell [showed us] how to use myth for personal and societal
growth. Authors David Feinstein and Stanley Krippner begin to answer
-- THE TOLEDO BLADE