by Christine Downing (editor)
Disturbances in the Field is a collection of articles by James Hillman, Thomas Moore, Christine Downing, Wolfgang Giegerich, Edward Casey, Ginette Paris, Greg Mogenson, Stan and Jan Marlan, Paul Kugler, Robert Romanyshyn, Patricia Miller, Glen Slater, Sophia Heller, and other leading scholars, Jungian analysts, and former students in honor of Dr. David L. Miller.
David L. Miller, Ph.D., is Watson-Ledden Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at Syracuse University and served as a core faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara from 1991 until 2004. Since 1963, Dr. Miller has worked at the intersections of religions and mythologies, literature and literary theory, and depth psychology and theology. He was a member of the Eranos Circle from 1975 until 1988, and has lectured widely in Europe, America, and Japan for the last forty years. He is the author of the trilogy Christs: Meditations on Archetypal Images in Christian Theology, Three Faces of God: Traces of the Trinity in Literature and Life, and Hells and Holy Ghosts: A Theopoetics of Christian Belief, as well as Gods and Games: Towards a Theology of Play, and The New Polytheism: Rebirth of the Gods and Goddesses.
Christine Downing, Ph.D., is the editor of this collection of essays. She currently teaches in the Mythological Studies Doctoral Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, after serving for almost twenty years as chair of the Religious Studies Department at San Diego State University. Her books include Journey Through Menopause: A Personal Rite of Passage, Gods In Our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine - A Woman's View, Women's Mysteries: Toward a Poetics of Gender, The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine, and The Long Journey Home, among others.