Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

Season 1 Episode 4

Sacrifice and Bliss

Aired Unknown Jun 24, 1988 on PBS
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Sacrifice and Bliss
In this installment, Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in mythology. He points out that virtually all cultures have used sacrifice at one time or another, and that it has almost always been voluntary on the part of the victim. He uses this concept to explore the nature of life in the face of death, in the primitive world and today.moreless

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