Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture and Spring Journal Books
Spring 86
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Spring 86: Unwrapping Swiss Culture

ISBN: 978-1-935528-20-3
362 pp.

What slumbers in the soul of Switzerland, the home of C.G. Jung? The contributors to this issue draw on legend, history, and recent events to illuminate Switzerland's mystical-magical roots, examine its archetypes and cultural complexes, and venture into the unconscious underlying the contemporary Swiss self-image.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Honoring James Hillman (1926-2011) Nancy Cater
Unwrapping Swiss Culture
Introduction Nancy Cater
In Memoriam: Mario Jacoby (1925-2011) Guest Editors, Stacy Wirth and Isabelle Meier
Balancing Between Two Cultures: An Uneasy Swiss Posture Lucienne Marguerat
Between Ticino and Northern Switzerland Stand Not Only the Alps Elena Krinke
The Swiss as Hobbits, Gnomes, and Tricksters of Europe Isabelle Meier
Sweet Dreams: Chocolate and Swiss Identity Irene Bischof
We Indians—Or, the Minor and the Major: An Attempt to Bring Across the Feeling of Being Swiss Georg Kohler
The Cultural Unconscious in French-Speaking Switzerland: The Legacy of Calvin Yvonne Kocher
Brother Klaus of Flüe and the Prayer of the Heart: A Map of Individuation Franz-Xaver Jans-Scheidegger
Giving a Hand to the Dead
Reflections on a Legend from Valais: "The Cold Hand"
Maria Anna Bernasconi
Bound for the Eternal: The Religious Meaning of Folk Legends Gotthilf Isler
The Swiss Betruf as Magical Ring Josef Marty
Alles wird gut 47° 9' / 8° 32': 69 Video Stills on Canvas Dorothea Rust
Jungiana
Eranos: A Place, an Encounter, a Story Christa Robinson
The Foundation of the Works of C.G. Jung Ulrich Hoerni
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Jung's Bailey Island Lectures: The Origins and Development of Carl Jung's Relationship with Wolfgang Pauli Richard P. Brown
Interview
When "One" Becomes "Two"
The Vocational Character of the Mediating Other: An "Enterview" with Greg Mogenson
Robert Henderson
The Wanderer: Further Explorations
The Wanderer: Curse or Capacity to Live in Between? Ann Ulanov
Book Reviews
Day-to-Day Dante: Exploring Personal Myth Through The Divine Comedy by Dennis Patrick Slattery Susan Rowland
The Jung-Kirsch Letters: The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and James Kirsch edited by Ann Conrad Lammers Paul Bishop
Carl Gustav Jung: Avant-Garde Conservative by Jay Sherry Murray Stein
Rebearths: Conversations with a World Ensouled edited by Craig Chalquist Lisa Lynch
Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind edited by Linda Buzzell and Craig Chalquist Lisa Lynch
Guest Editors' Biographies
Stacy Wirth graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich (2003) after earning her M.A. in the psychology of art from Antioch University (1997). Her bachelor's studies in dance and anthropology were completed at Mills College in California (1977). In 1991 she shared the Zürich Mayor's Counsel Culture Prize for dance. Since 2004 she has served on the Association for Graduates of Analytical Psychology (AGAP) Executive Committee, and became co-president in 2010. She is a training analyst of ISAPZURICH, where she is also Co-Chair of the Jungian Odyssey Committee. She conducts her private analytical practice in Zürich.
Isabelle Meier, Dr. phil., is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich, with a private practice in Zürich as a psychotherapist. She is further trained as a Guided Affective Imagery therapist. As a faculty member of ISAPZURICH, she serves as a training analyst, supervisor, and Co-Chair of the Jungian Odyssey Committee. She co-edited Seele und Forschung [Soul and Research] (Bern: Karger Verlag, 2006), and is in the Core-Edition of the German edition of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Her special area of interest lies in the links of imagination, complexes, and archetypes.
Author Biographies (Alphabetical)
Maria Anna Bernasconi, lic. phil., was born and raised in Canton Zürich. She completed studies in psychology at the University of Zürich, and went on to graduate from the C.G. Jung Institute, Zürich, Küsnacht. She is a member of the Association of Graduate Analytical Psychologists (AGAP) and the Swiss Association for Analytical Psychology (SGAP). At the International School of Analytical Psychology Zürich (ISAPZURICH) she is a lecturer and training analyst. She is currently writing her doctoral thesis on the legends of the dead from Valais.
Irene Bischof, dipl. psych., was born and raised as citizen of Germany, where she studied psychology at the University of Bonn. She has lived in Switzerland since 1971—long enough that she feels at home in Switzerland and shares in a sense of Swiss identity. She graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich, and now works as a Jungian analyst and psychotherapist in her own practice in Switzerland's capital city of Bern. She is currently a member of the board of the Swiss Society for Analytical Psychology (SGAP), and a member of the Association of Graduate Analytical Psychologists (AGAP). Her special interest lies in the area of inter-subjectivity and its meaning for individuation.
Paul Bishop, Dr. Phil., is professor of German at the University of Glasgow. His books include Reading Goethe at Midlife: Ancient Wisdom, German Classicism, and Jung (Spring Journal Books, 2011); Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics, vol. 1, The Development of the Personality (Routledge, 2007) and vol. 2, The Constellation of the Self (Routledge, 2008); and (as editor) The Archaic: The Past in the Present (Routledge, 2012).
Richard P. Brown, J.D., Ph.D., teaches at Bellarmine and Spalding Universities in Louisville, Kentucky, and also has a private practice specializing in growth and development. He has Ph.D. from Saybrook University and a J.D. from the University of Louisville.
Robert S. Henderson is a pastoral psychotherapist in Glastonbury, Connecticut. He and his wife, Janis, a psychotherapist, are co-authors of Living with Jung: "Enterviews" with Jungian Analysts, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 (Spring Journal Books, 2006, 2008, and 2009). Many of their interviews with Jungian analysts have also been published in Spring Journal, Quadrant, Psychological Perspectives, Harvest, and Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche.
Ulrich Hoerni was born in Zürich in 1941. Having earned a degree in architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH) in 1967, he went on to work until 1994 as an architect in Denmark and Switzerland. In 1981 he joined the Executive Committee of the Community of Heirs of C.G. Jung, and served as its manager from 1997-2007 and as its chair from 2004—2007. From 1994-2007 he was the delegated manager of archival and editorial matters, and in this function was involved in the planning of new publications, among others, The Red Book. Since 2007, he has been a member of the board and manager of the Foundation of the Works of C.G. Jung, Zürich (Stiftung der Werke von C.G. Jung, Zürich).
Gotthilf Isler, Dr. phil., was born and raised in Zürich. He trained as a Jungian analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich. At the University of Zürich he studied Folklore, European Folk Literature, and History of Religion. He is a founding member and past President of the Research and Training Centre for Depth Psychology according to C.G. Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz.
Franz-Xaver Jans-Scheidegger, dipl. theol., studied theology at the University of Lucerne and Zürich, and is known in Switzerland as a meditation teacher and theologian. He was born in 1943 in the Canton of Lucerne. He graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich in 1975, and is now a training analyst at the International School of Analytical Psychology Zürich. He is the current head of spiritual contemplation at the retreat center Via Cordis Haus, in Flüeli-Ranft, which is also the home of Brother Klaus. He has published books and articles in German dealing with the topics of mysticism, psychotherapy, contemplation, and the Zen tradition. With particular relevance for the subject at hand, he authored Das Tor zur Rückseite des Herzens. Die grosse Rad-Vision des Nikolaus von Flüe als kontemplativer Weg, which translates roughly to, The Gate to the Back of the Heart: The Great Wheel Vision of Nicholas of Flüe as a Contemplative Path.
Elena Krinke, Dr. med., was born in 1964 in Czechoslovakia. When she was four years old her family was forced to flee Czechoslovakia as political refugees. They found asylum in Switzerland in the Canton of Ticino, where Elena Krinke has lived ever since. She studied medicine at Fribourg and Bern and worked as a hospital physician in Lugano and Bellinzona before she went on to earn her diploma as an Analytical Psychologist at the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich, Kusnacht. She lives and conducts her private analytical practice in Ticino in Bellinzona. Not last for the reason of her family history, she is especially interested in the phenomenon of forced emigration, and the transcultural and intercultural issues associated with it.
Yvonne Kocher, lic. psych., was born in Frauenfeld near Zürich; she was raised as a Protestant in La Chaux-de-Fonds, a city in the French Swiss Canton of Neuchâtel. She holds a degree in psychology from the University of Geneva, and a diploma from the C.G. Jung Institute, Zürich, Küsnacht. She worked for fifteen years as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist at the Institutions Universitaires de Geriatrics at the University of Geneva. She conducts private practice as an analytical psychologist in Geneva, and as well, in Lutry (Lausanne). She is a training analyst of the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich and a lecturer at the "Antenne romande", a branch of the Institute that offers lectures in French Lausanne and Geneva.
Georg Kohler, Prof. em. Dr. p., Lic. iur., was born in 1945 in the municipality of Konolfingen, in the Canton of Bern. He is currently Guest Professor at the Technische Universität Dresden. From 1994 to 2010 he held the Chair in Philosophy at the University of Zürich, where he focused especially on Political Philosophy. His own studies in philosophy, literature, and law were completed in Zürich and Basel. From 1984 to 1991 he was a member of the board of directors and publicist for a family firm in Vienna. From 1992 to 1994 he held the Chair as substitute Professor in Political Philosophy and Theory at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institut der Ludwig Maximilian Universität München. He authored, most recently, Bürgertugend und Willensnation. über den Gemeinsinn und über die Schweiz (, 2010). He was co-editor of and contributor to the collections, Expansion der Moderne (Zürich, 2010), Souveränität im Härtetest. Selbstbestimmung unter neuen Vorzeichen (Zürich, 2010), and Wozu Adorno? Beiträge zur Kritik und zum Fortbestand einer Schlüsseltheorie des 20. Jahrhundert (Weilerswist, 2008). In May 2011 he spoke on Jung's Red Book at the Museum Rietberg in Zürich.
Lisa Lynch, Ph.D., is Coordinator of Integrative Studies in Psychology, Ecopsychology Concentration, and Associate Faculty, School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy at Antioch University, in Seattle, Washington.
Lucienne Marguerat, lic. phil., was born and raised in Lausanne, in the French Swiss Canton of Vaud. She earned her degree in sociology at the University of Geneva, and then moved to Zürich, where she worked for twenty years as a computer specialist. She later entered training in Analytical Psychology at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich, and was awarded her diploma in 1992. She maintains a private practice in Zürich, and is a lecturer, training analyst, and supervisor at the International School of Analytical Psychology Zürich (ISAPZURICH), where she directed the Counseling Service from 2005-2008. This paper is based on her talk entitled, "A cheval sur deux cultures. Une posture mal aimée mais bien suisse," which she presented at the 2009 Annual General Assembly of the Swiss Society for Analytical Psychology (SGAP).
Josef Marty, lic. phil., studied psychology, religion, philosophy, and theology at the University of Zürich and the Theological Faculty of Chur. Since earning his diploma at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich he has maintained a private practice in Lucerne. He is President of the Swiss Society for Analytical Psychology (SGAP), and a member of the Association of Graduate Analytical Psychologists (AGAP). His professional areas of interest include the comparative study of religions, ethnology, and active imagination. Being moreover an alphorn player, he is directly involved with one type of music that has traditionally functioned to guard and bless Switzerland's alpine pastures.
Isabelle Meier, Dr. phil., is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich, with a private practice in Zürich as a psychotherapist. She is further trained as a Guided Affective Imagery therapist. As a faculty member of ISAPZURICH, she serves as a training analyst, supervisor, and Co-Chair of the Jungian Odyssey Committee. She co-edited Seele und Forschung [Soul and Research] (Bern: Karger Verlag, 2006), and is in the Core-Edition of the German edition of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Her special area of interest lies in the links of imagination, complexes, and archetypes.
Greg Mogenson is a Jungian analyst in London, Ontario, Canada. A long-time contributor to Spring, Greg is the editor of the Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series of Spring Journal Books and a founding member of The International Society for Psychology as the Discipline of Interiority. The author of many articles in the field of analytical psychology, his books include A Most Accursed Religion: When A Trauma becomes God, Greeting the Angels: An Imaginal View of the Mourning Process, The Dove in the Consulting Room: Hysteria and the Anima in Bollas and Jung, Northern Gnosis: Thor, Baldr, and the Volsungs in the Thought of Freud and Jung, and (with David L. Miller and Wolfgang Giegerich) Dialectics and Analytical Psychology: The El Capitan Canyon Seminar. For more information see the website: www.gregmogenson.com.
Christa Robinson was born in Zürich in 1940. Her grandfather and both of her parents, all physicians, were the family doctors of the Jung family in Küsnacht. Christa has a background in the arts, receiving a diploma from the School of Fine Arts and Crafts in Zürich (Kunstgewerbeschule) and an M.A. from the Hochschule for Applied Psychology in Zürich. A member of the Swiss Society for Analytical Psychology, she is currently a faculty member and supervisor at the International School of Analytical Psychology Zürich (ISAPZURICH), where she was formerly the Director of Studies. She conducts her private analytical practice in Zürich and Ticino, and lives with her husband in Ticino.
Susan Rowland, Ph.D., a Professor of Literature and Jungian Studies, is author of several books on Jung, theory, gender, and the arts, including C.G. Jung in the Humanities (Spring Journal Books, 2010).
Dorothea Rust, M.A.S., is a dancer, artist, and licensed practitioner of the Alexander Technique. Born in 1955 in Zug, a small canton occupying a plateau in central Switzerland, she grew up in intimate contact with the region's rural landscape. Remaining as much of an influence as her years of dance training in New York is the extensive time she spent growing up with her farmer relatives—especially the summers with them, tending cattle on their high alp. She now holds a degree in the visual arts and a Master of Advanced Studies in Culture and Gender Studies, both from the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK). As a freelance teacher, she works in cooperation with artists from other fields as well as with lay people, and has been artist-in-residence in a number of universities. Her body of work includes dance and performance art, installations, pictures, and video. Here she reflects more than twenty years of engagement, with an expressed debt to the Judson Church group of the 1960's, and as well, to collaborations with a number of contemporary New York artists such as the choreographer Deborah Gladstein and the musician Malcolm Goldstein. She has presented in solo and jointly with other artists throughout Switzerland, in North and South America, and in India. Her work has been awarded by the Cantons of Zug, Zürich, and most recently Basel.
Murray Stein, Ph.D. is a training analyst at The International School of Analytical Psychology in Zürich, Switzerland, and since 2009 the President. He is the author of many articles and several books, including Jung's Map of the Soul and The Principle of Individuation, and the editor of the recently published Jungian Psychoanalysis.
Ann Belford Ulanov, Ph.D. L.H.D., is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City and Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary. She lectures in the States and abroad and has authored many books and articles. The most recent of those, with her late husband Barry Ulanov, is Transforming Sexuality: The Archetypal World of Anima and Animus, and by herself, The Unshuttered Heart: Opening to Aliveness and Deadness in the Self.