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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

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

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
Author: Eberhard Riedel

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. I was born in Dresden, Germany, in 1939

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies

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: 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
Author: Terence Dawson

masterpieces: Milton ( c . 1804–1811) and Jerusalem ( c . 1808–1820). He worked intensively on his ‘illuminated books’ for surprisingly few years of his life (1789–1790 and 1793–1795) and only intermittently, when he found the time, thereafter. They represent a relatively small part of his oeuvre (Viscomi

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies
Author: Jason Butler

conceptual categories. Jung ( 1940 / 1981 ) wrote ‘It is no use at all to learn a list of archetypes by heart. Archetypes are complexes of experience that come upon us like fate, and their effects are felt in our most personal life’ (p. 30). Here Jung implies that the process of gaining consciousness around

In: International Journal of Jungian Studies