The Resource Jung and the alchemical imagination, Jeffrey Raff, (electronic resource)

Jung and the alchemical imagination, Jeffrey Raff, (electronic resource)

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Jung and the alchemical imagination
Title
Jung and the alchemical imagination
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Jeffrey Raff
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Language
eng
Summary
Jung and the Alchemical Imagination illustrates the spiritual nature of Jungian psychology and the debt it owes to the tradition of esoteric religion. Unlike other books on Jung and alchemy which contain a psychological interpretation of alchemical material, this work uses alchemy to understand the three cornerstones of Jungian spirituality - the self, the transcendent function, and active imagination. Through the interpretation of alchemical imagery, Raff explains the nature of these three concepts and illustrates how together they form a new model of contemporary Western spirituality. This book is also unique in selecting alchemical texts for analysis that are relatively unknown and which, for the most part, have never been interpreted. In addition, he presents two new concepts - the ally and the psychoid realm. Through the addition of these ideas, and the new understanding that they offer, it is possible to apply alchemical imagery to transpsychic experience/ that is, to a world of spirits which may not be reduced to psychological concepts. By including this realm in the study of alchemy and Jungian thought, it is possible to gain insights into the nature of visionary and ecstatic experiences that form part of the path of individuation - the road to completion
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Midwest
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1946-
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Raff, Jeffrey
Dewey number
150.19/54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Jung on the Hudson book series
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  • Jungian psychology
  • Alchemy
  • Jung, C. G.
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Jung and the alchemical imagination, Jeffrey Raff, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11771114
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multicolored
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MWT11771114
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11771114
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11771114
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jung and the alchemical imagination, Jeffrey Raff, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11771114
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11771114
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11771114
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11771114
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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