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The Power of Myth

Explore the archetypal structure of mythology and its function for our psychological and spiritual well-being


Over thousands of years, myths have helped human beings to understand aspects of life that the rational mind finds difficult to grasp (love, death, mystery...). Great philosophers like Plato have used myths and fables to explain their key concepts. Still today, we find the archetypal patterns of myth in books like Lord of the Rings or films like Star Wars.
This 4-week course (4 evenings over a month) will introduce you to the archetypal structure of mythology and its important role in promoting our spiritual and psychological well-being.
1. Myths, Symbols and Rituals
2. The Myth of Cupid and Psyche
3. The Oedipus Myth
4. Fairy Tales and Modern Mythology


Speaker(s):

various Various | talks

 

Date and Time:

29 January 2012 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

 

Venue:

New Acropolis
19 Compton Terrace
London
N1 2UN
02073590059
http://www.newacropolisuk.org

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Tickets:

£ 45 (£ 35 conc.)

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