Archetype of the Apocalypse; a Jungian study of the Book of Revelation
- Chicago, IL Open Court c1999
- xx, 222p.; illus.; appendices; bibliog. notes; bibliog.; index
Ed. by George R. Elder. see index under numbers for symbolism of numbers 1-10, 12, 24, 666. see also quaternity.. animals: beast, bird, dragon, fish, frog, toad, horse, lamb, lion, locusts, peacock, ram, scorpions, snake, serpent. cities: Babylon, Jerusalem, Rome, New York City
Chapters:. 1. The grand final catatrophe. 2. Revelation: Chapters 1,2,3. 3. Revelation: Chapters 4,5. 4. Revelation: Chapters 6,7. 5. Revelation: Chapters 8,9,10. 6. Revelation: Chapters 11,12,13. 7. Revelation: Chapters 14,15,16. 8. Revelation: Chapters 17,18. 9. Revelation: Chapters 19,20. 10. Revelation: Chapters 21,22. Appendix I. A case history of possession by the apocalypse archetype: David Koresh. Appendix II: The Heaven's Gate cult
Close psychological study of the New Testament Bible's Book of Revelation presents apocalypse as the archetype of the breakdown of existing social structures and the coming of Self into conscious realization.
Bible. New Testament Criticism, Interpretation, etc. Bible.--Revelation Jungian psychology--Religious aspects--Christianity End of the world Symbolism Alchemy.
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