Depth Psychology and Mysticism

Palgrave Macmillan (Verlag)
  • erschienen im Juli 2018
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  • XXI, 289 Seiten
978-3-319-79095-4 (ISBN)
Since the late 19th century, when the "new science" of psychology and interest in esoteric and occult phenomena converged - leading to the "discovery" of the unconscious - the dual disciplines of depth psychology and mysticism have been wed in an often unholy union. Continuing in this tradition, and the challenges it carries, this volume includes a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to the study of depth psychology, mysticism, and mystical experience, spanning the fields of theology, religious studies, and the psychology of religion. Chapters include inquiries into the nature of self and consciousness, questions regarding the status and limits of mysticism and mystical phenomenon, and approaches to these topics from multiple depth psychological traditions.
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  • Höhe: 216 mm
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  • Breite: 151 mm
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  • Dicke: 25 mm
  • 537 gr
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Thomas Cattoi is Associate Professor of Christology and Cultures, Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University and Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. He co-edits the journal Buddhist-Christian Studies and is the author of Divine Contingency: Theologies of Divine Embodiment in Maximos the Confessor and Tsong kha pa (2009) and Theodore the Studite: Writings on Iconoclasm (2014).

David M. Odorisio is Director of The Retreat at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, and teaches in Pacifica's Mythological Studies graduate degree program in the areas of methodology, psychology and religion, and comparative mysticism. He has published in numerous journals at the intersection of depth psychology and religious studies.


Depth Psychology and Mystical Phenomena: The Challenge of the Numinous

Thomas Cattoi and David M. Odorisio


Rescuing Alexandria: Depth Psychology and the Return of Tropological Exegesis

Thomas Cattoi

Dionysus in Depth: Mystes, Madness, and Method in James Hillman's Re-visioning of Psychology

David M. Odorisio

The Royal Road Meets the Data Highway

Kelly Bulkeley

Spirituality and the Challenge of Clinical Pluralism: Participatory Thinking in Psychotherapeutic Context

Robin S. Brown

Descriptive Disenchantment and Prescriptive Disillusionment: Myths, Mysticism, and Psychotherapeutic Interpretation

Ira Helderman


Embodying Nonduality: Depth Psychology in American Mysticism

Ann Gleig

Mysticism in Translation: Psychological Advances, Cautionary Tales

William B. Parsons

Sigmund Freud and Jewish Mysticism: An Exploration

Christine Downing

Jung and Mysticism

Lionel Corbett

Mystic Descent: James Hillman and the Religious Imagination

Glen Slater


Apophasis and Psychoanalysis

David Henderson

Divine Darkness and Divine Light: Alchemical Illumination and the Mystical Play Between Knowing and Unknowing

Stanton Marlan

Nothing Almost Sees Miracles! Self and No-Self in Depth Psychology and Mystical Theology

David L. Miller

"In Killing You Changed Death to Life": Transformation of the Self in St. John of the Cross and Carl Jung June McDaniel

The Buddhist Unconscious (Alaya-vijnana) and Jung's Collective Unconscious: What Does It Mean to be Liberated from the Self?

Polly Young-Eisendrath

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