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The Aion lectures; exploring the self in C.G. Jung's Aion

By: Edinger, Edward F. 1922-1998
Material type: TextTextSeries: (Studies in Jungian psychology by Jungian analysts; 71)Toronto Inner City Books c1996Description: 208p.; illus.; bibliog. refs.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-919123-72-4Subject(s): Jung, C.G. (Carl Gustav) 1875-1961. Works: Aion | Jungian psychology--Religious aspects--Christianity | Self (Jungian Concept) | Christian Art and Symbolism | Ego (Psychology) | Shadow (Psychology) | Anima (Psychoanalysis) | Animus (Psychoanalysis) | Jesus Christ | Symbolism of the Fish | Nostradamus | Dorn, Gerhard, active 16th century | Gnosticism--Psychology | Alchemy--Psychological aspectsAbstract: 'In Aion Jung took the archetype of the God-image (the Self) as his subject and demonstrated how it has revealed itself progressively in the course of the Christian aeon. It is an awesome work that makes great demands on the reader. The present book is an attempt to mitigate this difficulty and to make Aion somewhat more accessible.' --From the Author's Note
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Ed. and foreword by Deborah A. Wesley. Author's note p.9. Based on an ed. transcript of lectures delivered at the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles, 1988-89.

Self (Jungian Concept) : The Self; Christ, a symbol of the Self; Gnostic symbols of the Self; The structure and dynamics of the Self, p34-64; p139-160; p161-193.. Ego (Psychology) : p22-25.. Shadow (Psychology) : p26-28.. Anima and Animus : Syzygy: anima and animus, p28-33.. Jesus Christ : Christ, a symbol of the Self, p44-64.. Symbolism of The Fish : The sign of the fishes; The historical significance of the fish; The ambivalence of the fish symbol; The fish in alchemy; The 'big fish' dream; the alchemicl inerpretation of the fish, p65-125.. Nostradamus : The prophecies of Nostradamus, p80-87.. Dorn, Gerhard : The writings of Gerhard Dorn, p126-133.. Gnosticism : Gnostic symbols of the Self, p139-160.. Alchemy and Psychology : The fish in alchemy; ; The alchemical interpretation of the fish; The writings of Gerhard Dorn; The psychology of Christian alchemical symbolism; Gnostic symbols of the Self, p121-160.

'In Aion Jung took the archetype of the God-image (the Self) as his subject and demonstrated how it has revealed itself progressively in the course of the Christian aeon. It is an awesome work that makes great demands on the reader. The present book is an attempt to mitigate this difficulty and to make Aion somewhat more accessible.' --From the Author's Note

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