By Joseph L. Henderson
A considerate paintings by way of a senior analyst, co-author (with Jung) of guy and His Symbols. levels during the international of artwork, mythology, literature and the background of rules.
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The best-selling writer of Dinosaur Brains and Neanderthals at paintings once more brings his signature blend of knowledge, pitch-perfect wit, and dead-on sensible suggestion on an issue of outrage to such a lot modern readers: tips on how to retain blood-sucking creatures of darkness from draining you dry.
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Albert J. Bernstein, Ph. D. (Portland, Oregon), is the writer of Dinosaur Brains, Neanderthals at paintings, and Sacred Bull. A scientific psychologist, speaker, columnist, and company advisor, Dr. Bernstein is celebrated for instructing humans to confront tricky and scary occasions with wit, knowledge, grace, and liberal doses of humor.
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This man's dream image reminded him to include the earthly dimension of religious feeling that could, in the sense of Teilhard de Chardin's religious philosophy, reconcile the findings of modern science with traditional Christian belief. Why should the Holy Spirit not be immanent in the scientific certainties arrived at through the work of Galileo, Newton, Darwin or Einstein, just as truly as in the ancient cosmogonies which were also created by the best minds of their time? 38 Actually there is every reason to think that we are entering a period in which Christianity must ground itself anew in some such revision of theology in accordance with biological and physical principles.
She was cultivated, and from further associations it was clear that the dreamer had much in common with her, owing to the similarity of their social backgrounds. He was the kind of intellectual man who learns at a fairly early age to be at home in the psychic atmosphere of women. Like all puer aeternus types, this had its origin in a positive mother identification. Instead of a pure anima-figure represented by some faraway princess or seductive belle dame sans merci, or an inviting courtesan, he enjoys certain real women for themselves-women who need not mystify and lure men to love them but can enjoy being simply a companion.
Jung describes the image of Mercurius duplex in saying: Here the opposites inherent in the deity are clearly divided. The alchemical parallel to this polarity is the double nature of Mercurius ... and is at the same time their uniting symbol, at once deadly poison, basilisk, scorpion, panacea, and savior. 28 Philosophical alchemy, then, as a "divine" work, was particularly congenial to men like Jung, whose traditional Christian religious identity has failed them to such an extent that they have to recover from the cultural unconscious a new religious attitude in the kairos of our time, which in some ways continues the old tradition of late Greco-Roman nature religions.