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creative, and report higher life satisfaction. Third, according to contemporary positive psychologists, meaning in life is associated with purpose (e.g., life aims and aspirations), coherence (e.g., one’s comprehension and sense of life), and significance (e.g., having a life worth living). Contrary to

In: Terror Management Theory
Author: Barbara Keller

that makes life worth living. In accord with theoretical writings regarding normative and humanistic ideologies, the findings suggest that, at least among American Christians, political conservatism may entail a fear of, or strong sensitivity to, the prospects of conflict and chaos, whereas political

In: Taking Psychoanalytic and Psychometric Perspectives toward a Binocular Vision of Religion
Author: Jenny H. Pak

settings, scenes, characters, plots, and themes. Stories are ideally suited to capture how a human actor, endowed with consciousness and motivated by intention, enacts desires and beliefs and strives for goals over time and in social context. (p. 117) In the life story, the narrative process of

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Psychology

bios , ‘civil life,’ and zoë , ‘natural life’, in the cult and rituals of the Eleusinian Mysteries of Demeter. The mythology can be interpreted as a developmental psychology of femininity as well as an ecopsychology of life force. As Kerényi pointed out, the latter is more essential. Greek Hades

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies
Author: Jim Kline

worship. As Rickles notes, reverence for the generative organs is one of the most universal of all religious expressions, linked with the worship of the life force responsible for the creation of all living things. Celebration of the life force took many forms, including the worship of sacred stones with

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In: International Journal of Jungian Studies
Author: Susan Rowland

the ideas about art that motivate artists. For example, art psychotherapy works within a framework that suggests that a piece of art reflects an internal emotional landscape; that art can ‘serve’ or be used in structuring therapeutic relationships such as transference; that art is always generated

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies

significance (e.g., having a life worth living). Contrary to these definitions, Frankl (1959) proposed a more existentially derived form of meaning in which persons struggle to find significance in order to explain their limited and confusing existences. Man’s search for meaning can be impacted by a variety of

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Psychology
Author: Eberhard Riedel

interdisciplinary community exploring different aspects of the complex and intersecting networks associated with community states of collective violence and trauma. My perspective on our topic is colored by my life experiences. I am a Clinical Social Worker and Jungian Analyst living in the United States since 1969

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies

is to reclaim India as a Hindu nation, and they do this by organizing the culture in a way that informs the religious, economic, and political aspects of life. In its pursuit to influence secular government, it is not motivated directly by religious concerns but leans mostly upon legends of Hindu

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Psychology
Author: Georg Nicolaus

his view is meant to become a direct expression of life itself through which it creatively transforms itself. According to Berdyaev: ‘existential philosophy marks a transition from the interpretation of knowledge as objectification, to understanding it as participation , union with the subject matter

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies