Pub. under the auspices of ISAPZURICH (International School of Analytical Psychology Zurich) AGAP Post-Graduate Jungian Training.. Preface by Nancy Cater.. Foreword by Murray Stein.
Introduction - A compass for the journey - Isabelle Meier, Stacy Wirth, John Hill. 1 The ear of the heart: weaving a tapestry of transformative listening in song and story - Noirin Ni Riain. 2 Paul Klee and the symbol of the mountain: on the uncertainties of human existence - Paul Brutsche (tr. by Stacy Wirth). 3 Home--the making or breaking of the heart - John Hill. Part 2 - Radical body--mother and child. 4 From linguistic intimacy to sense of self: brain interactions in mother-child intersubjectivity. 5 Hephaistos, born with club-feet--lame and ugly: the intimate relationship between Hephaistos and his mother in the mirror of our time - Kathrin Asper. Part 3 - Erotic power and the happily-ever-after. 6 Yearning to be known: individuation and the broken wings of Eros - Ursula Wirtz. 7 Intimacy and the arrows of Eros - Mario Jacoby. 8 Love: our most cherished anarchist--or path to failure? - Allan Guggenbuhl. 9 Love and hate, intimacy and estrangement: patterns and pathologies in human relations - Urs H. Mehlin. 10 What's wrong with anima and animus? Exploring the uncertainties of inner and outer relationships - Deborah Egger-Biniores. Part 4 - Uncertain heart--unbounded heart. 11 When you venture there, uncertainties and mysteries abound - Murray Stein. 12 Initiatory knowing: reflections on the lives of Simone Weil and C.G. Jung - Thomas J. Kapacinskas. 13 Rumi: poet of the heart - Dariane Pictet. 14 A glance at Ibn 'Arabi's Tarjuman al-Ashwaq (The interpreter of desires) - Bernard Sartorius. Epilogue - John Hill
'This collection of essays is the first publication to ensue from the Jungian Odyssey, which began in 2006 and developed into an annual conference and retreat in Switzerland....Addressing a broad audience and adopting a variety of approaches, the authors link intimacy to love and hate, home and homesickness, belonging and yearning to belong, eros and transcendence, the known and unknown--and even to the encounter with the divine....'