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Spring Journal volume 90

Spring: A Journal
of Archetype and Culture, Vol. 90


Jung and India


Nancy Cater, J.D., Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief

Al Collins, Ph.D., and Elaine Molchanov, LCSW, Guest Editors
 

Carl Jung's interest in India, and specifically in Hinduism and Buddhism, will be obvious to anyone who has even superficially read his work. Nevertheless, its significance is often ignored or minimized. This issue of Spring aims to show just how extensive and fraught Jung's ties to India were and to present attempts from a number of directions to plumb the meaning of the relationship and, in the spirit of active imagination, to "dream it onward" into the present and future.

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Enlightening Conversations: Opportunities and Obstacles in Human Awakening
May 9-10, 2014, New York City
A New Series of Dialogs Exploring the Intersection of Buddhism & Psychoanalysis
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Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the oldest Jungian psychology journal in the world. Published twice a year, each Spring Journal is organized around a theme and offers articles as well as film and book reviews in the areas of archetypal psychology, mythology, and Jungian psychology.

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Spring Journal Books is the book publishing imprint of Spring Journal and publishes books about Jungian psychology, mythology, the humanities, and interrelated disciplines. Wolfgang Giegerich, Thomas Singer, David L. Miller, Greg Mogenson, Robert Romanyshyn, Linda Leonard, Stanton Marlan, John Hill, Paul Bishop, Sanford Drob, Christine Downing, Luigi Zoja, Patricia Reis, Virginia Beane Rutter, Vine Deloria, Maureen Murdock, Paul Kugler, Lyn Cowan, Lionel Corbett, Robert Romanyshyn, Dennis Slattery, Ronald Schenk, and Michael Confort are some of our authors and editors.

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Jung and Aging

Jung and Aging


Leslie Sawin, Lionel Corbett and Michael Carbine, Editors

Aging–what it is and how it happens–is one of today's most pressing topics. Most people are either curious or concerned about growing older and how to do it successfully. We need to better understand how to navigate the second half of life in ways that are productive and satisfying, and Jungian psychology, with its focus on the discovery of meaning and continuous development of the personality is especially helpful for addressing the concerns of aging.

Dreaming the Myth Onwards

Dreaming the Myth Onwards
C.G. Jung on Christianity and on Hegel


By Wolfgang Giegerich

The fundamental importance of Christianity for Jung is well documented in his writings and letters. For the whole of his long career the great psychologist had wrestled with what he called "…the great snake of the centuries, the burden of the human mind, the problem of Christianity." By comparison, his statements about Hegel are quite scarce. Both topics, nevertheless, have in common that they elicited from Jung radical accusations, accusations not presented in the calm tone of a psychological scholar, but fired by a deep-seated personal affect that propelled Jung to wish "to dream the myth onwards," that is, to move to a new, his own improved and corrected version of Christianity.

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