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Ego and archetype; individuation and the religious function of the psyche

By: Edinger, Edward F. 1922-1998
Material type: TextTextNY G. P. Putnam's Sons c1972Description: xv, 304p; illus. (plates, pt. col.); bibliog. ftntes.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume Subject(s): Bible | Jungian psychology--Religious aspects--Christianity | Individuation (Psychology) | Self (Jungian Concept) | Ego (Psychology) | Inflation, Psychic | Alienation (Social psychology) | Bible. Job | Bible. Old Testament | Criticism Interpretation etc | Christian Art and Symbolism | Jesus Christ | Trinity | Symbolism of Quaternity | Metaphysics | Symbolism of Blood | Alchemy--Psychological aspects | Symbolism of Stone | Symbolism of Wine | Dionysus (Greek deity)
Contents:
Part 1 Individuation and the stages of development. The inflated ego. The alienated ego. Encounter with the Self. Part 2 Individuation as a way of life. The search for meaning. Christ as paradigm of the individuated ego. Being an individual. The trinity archetype and the dialectic of development. Part 3 Symbols of the goal. Metaphysics and the unconscious. The blood of Christ. The philosophers' stone
Abstract: '...according to Jung, "it is the prime task of all education (of adults) to convey the archetype of the God-image or its emanations and effects to the conscious mind." This book is concerned with that purpose. Following Jung, it is the author's conviction that successful psychotherapy depends ultimately on a conscious encounter between the ego and the archetypal image of God. The resulting dialogue between ego and archetype is the essential feature of individuation....'
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Pub. for the C. G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology.

Part 1 Individuation and the stages of development. The inflated ego. The alienated ego. Encounter with the Self. Part 2 Individuation as a way of life. The search for meaning. Christ as paradigm of the individuated ego. Being an individual. The trinity archetype and the dialectic of development. Part 3 Symbols of the goal. Metaphysics and the unconscious. The blood of Christ. The philosophers' stone

'...according to Jung, "it is the prime task of all education (of adults) to convey the archetype of the God-image or its emanations and effects to the conscious mind." This book is concerned with that purpose. Following Jung, it is the author's conviction that successful psychotherapy depends ultimately on a conscious encounter between the ego and the archetypal image of God. The resulting dialogue between ego and archetype is the essential feature of individuation....'

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