Ego and Archetype: Individuation and the Religious Function of the Psyche

This book is about the individual s journey to psychological wholeness known in analytical psychology as the process of individuation Edward Edinger traces the stages in this process and relates them to the search for meaning through encounters with symbolism in religion myth dreams and art For contemporary men and women Edinger believes the encounter with the self is equivalent to the discovery of God The result of the dialogue between the ego and the archetypal image of God is an experience that dramatically changes the individual s worldview and makes possible a new and more meaningful way of life br br Edward F Edinger M D a founding member of the C G Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology in New York is the author of many books on Jungian psychology including i The Eternal Drama i and i Anatomy of the Psyche Alchemical Symbolism in Psychotherapy i

Anatomy of the Psyche: Alchemical Symbolism in Psychotherapy

Edinger has greatly enriched my understanding of psychology through the avenue of alchemy No other contribution has been as helpful as this for revealing in a word the anatomy of the psyche and how it applies to where one is in his or her process This is a significant amplification and extension of Jung s work Two hundred years from now it will still be a useful handbook and an inspiring aid to those who care about individuation Psychological Perspectives

The Creation of Consciousness: Jung's Myth for Modern Man (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 14)

Seminal work by the author of Ego and Archetype proposing a new world view based on the creative collaboration between the scientific pursuit of knowledge and the religious search for meaning

The Mystery of the Coniunctio: Alchemical Image of Individuation (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 65)

Edinger puts a human face on the union of opposites in two concise essays Introduction to Jung s Mysterium Coniunctionis and A Psychological Interpretation of the Rosarium Pictures the alchemical drawings on which Jung based The Psychology of the Transference

The Eternal Drama: The Inner Meaning of Greek Mythology

Zeus Aphrodite Apollo Artemis Athena do the gods and goddesses of Greece have anything to say to us that we haven t already heard In this book based on a series of his lectures the eminent Jungian analyst and writer Edward F Edinger revisits all the major figures myths oracles and legends of the ancient Greek religion to discover what they can still reveal representing as they do one of the religious and mythic foundations of Western culture Building on C G Jung s assertion that mythology is an expression of the deepest layers of mind and soul Dr Edinger follows the mythic images into their persistent manifestations in literature and on into our modern lives He finds that the gods indeed continue to speak as we grow in our capacity to listen and that the myths express the inner energies within all of us as much as ever Heracles is eternally performing his labors Perseus is still confronting Medusa Theseus is forever stalking the Minotaur and Persephone is still being carried off to life in a new realm

The Mysterium Lectures: A Journey Through C.G. Jung's Mysterium Coniunctionis (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 66)

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Transformation of the God-Image: An Elucidation of Jung's Answer to Job (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 54)

Answer to Job dealing with the transformation of God through human consciousness contains the essence of the Jungian myth This erudite and down to earth study evokes that essence with unequaled clarity Edited transcripts of seminars given at the Jung Institute of Los Angeles

The Aion Lectures: Exploring the Self in C.G. Jung's Aion (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 71)

Title Jung s Aion laid the foundation for a whole new scholarly discipline that could be called archetypal psychohistory It applies the insights of depth psychology to the analysis of cultural development here focusing on the idea of the God image or Self as it has evolved over years of Western thinking An edited transcript of the lecture series given at the C G Jung Institute of Los Angeles

Encounter With the Self: A Jungian Commentary on William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 22)

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The Christian Archetype: A Jungian Commentary on the Life of Christ (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 28)

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