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
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 Conforti are some of our authors and editors.
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Nancy Cater & Patricia Reis, Co-Editors
This volume was inspired by When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice by American writer, naturalist, and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams. We are honored that Terry Tempest Williams agreed to be interviewed in this issue. Other contributors are writers, poets, teachers, analysts, educators, and theorists. Included are both clinical articles, as well as personal and more academic papers. While written in varying styles, the articles share similar themes, from the deeply personal to the cultural and historical, from the literary to the mythological and spiritual. The articles address the psychological issues that arise when women attempt to express themselves, the obstacles faced, the obstacles overcome (or not), and the creativity that may released.
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Confronting Cultural Trauma:
Jungian Approaches to Understanding and Healing
By Grażina Gudaitė and Murray Stein
Since the start of the twenty-first century, Jungian psychoanalysts around the world have turned their attention toward the impact of collective traumatic events on individuals and history. In this volume, Jungian psychoanalysts from Russia, Eastern Europe, Israel, Africa, and Asia join a number of others who have made recent important contributions to the growing literature on this subject. Some of the chapters are personal and bear witness to the authors' own experience with cultural trauma; others offer a more general, historical look at the effects of trauma on patients and on cultures as a whole. Questions of practical treatment both for individuals and cultures are addressed, touching on political action and on possibilities for raising collective consciousness of a traumatic past and its present and continuing actuality.
By Blake W. Burleson
How does one understand a religion not one's own?
In our politically and culturally diverse and divisive times, where religious identities create tension and conflict internationally and in our own backyards, Blake Burleson addresses this most relevant of questions. Inspired by the psychology of C. G. Jung, Burleson pioneers a contemplative phenomenology which values both the particularity and universality of the world’s religions. In an age in which inter-religious dialogue is of greatest importance, this book will appeal to teachers, students, and seekers of religion alike.
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