Dynamics of the Self

“Jung has established the idea of man as part of the cosmic pattern. And man, as part of the cosmic pattern, has been given back his dignity as an individual.” Gerhard Adler, Ph.D. Gerhard Adler was born in 1904 and raised in Berlin. He took a doctorate from the University of Freiburg in 1927. And, […]

The Illness That We Are: A Jungian Critique of Christianity

John Douley’s 1984 Inner City book is a short (100 pages), heavily endnoted (16 pages) text that successfully captures Jung’s complex perspective on religion and religious experience. The subtitle of this book is as important as the title: A Jungian Critique of Christianity. Much has been written on this subject. This is such a big […]

In Midlife

In Midlife, book cover

Forty-one years ago, Murray Stein gave an eight-part course for the Jung Institute of Chicago called “The World of Hermes and the Experience of Liminality,” a title, he confessed, that would probably scare off potential readers if put in book form to the public at large.