Seven paradoxical tales. The people in this book have been visited by neurological conditions as diverse as amnesia, autism, colorblindness, and Tourette's syndrome. These are unique individuals, each with his own story. These are tales of survival, tales of metamorphosis, into other states of being, no less human than before. This book went through numerous printings; readers will find it fascinating.
This book treats the significance of religious myth, symbolism, and ritual, within life and culture. This is a work of great originality and scholarship. Herein the author traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times. He does so in terms of space, time, nature, the cosmos, and life itself. He shows how the total, human experience of the religious individual compares to that of the non-religious person. This book, The Sacred and the Profane, serves as an excellent introduction to the history of religion. The author, however, considers philosophical anthropology, phenomenology, and psychology. Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) was chairman of the Department of the History of Religions, at the University of Chicago. He also wrote The Myth of the Eternal Return, Patterns in Comparative Religion, and Birth and Rebirth.
This selection of Jung's writings brings together a number of articles necessary for understanding his interpretation of religious life. The translation is that of R.F.C. Hull. The excerpts are grouped thematically.
In this book, Jung describes what he regards as an authentic religious function of the unconscious mind. Using a wealth of material from ancient and medieval sources, the author discusses the religious symbolism of unconscious processes. He considers the possible continuity of religious expressions that have appeared and reappeared through the centuries.
"The finest detailed handbook I know for...how to deal humanely with all manners of people." --Father Walter J. Burghart, S.J. "A wonderfully revealing and useful book for managers and other supervisors" --Carole O'Keefe, Senior Vice President, Glencoe/McGraw Hill.
In this book, two world-renowned authors uncover the fundamental structures of God's loving call to humanity. They attempt to "reenvision, to see anew the patterns of pwer, confidence, and loss that shape maturity." Drawing on psychology and theology, the Whiteheads trace God's ambitious presence through various stages of human development, recognizing above all the interplay between divine gift and Christian vocation.
This book is the riveting story of one man's mission to help troubled adolescents find a positive path in life. The Goodness Within also provides help to do the same, for parents, teachers, and youth ministers.
"Dr. Kelellis is refreshing! He offers a wise, warm, and deeply informed guide to better relationships. Every person could benefit from his brilliant and simple advice." --Ernie Anastos, Emmy award-winning New York TV news anchor. "With compelling honesty, [Dr. Kalellis] relates examples gleaned from his experience. He challenges the reader's potential. This is definitely a book I recommend." --The Reporter, The National Herald. Dr. Kalellis is masterful in his ability to explain complex psychological dynamics in simple language. I would recommend this book to anyone--a professional, a layperson seeking help, or a student in training." --Demetra De Lia, Ph.D., Dean of Curriculum, The New Jersey Center for Modern Psychoanalysis. "This is a 'must read' for those who seek guidance in how to save a troubled marriage or other significant relationship." --Dr. Frank J. Esposito, Dean, Nathan Weiss School of Graduate Studies, Kean University, New Jersey.
"The most insightful book on women and men and the differences between them." --Ellen Goodman "This is a splendid, important book...A rich and persuasive account of female moral development and the female life cycle." --Nancy Chodorow "Theories of moral development are not mere abstractions. They matter--to the way children are raised, to female and male self-esteem, as ammunition for personal and political attack--and that is why Carol Gilligan's book is important...In a Different Voice is consistently provocative and imaginative." --New York Times Book Review
A manual on giving the Sunday sermon. "A tour of the archetype and image, geared to the ministry of preaching." --John Alln Melloh, S.M. "Drawing from archetypal psychology, he digs deeply into an understanding of the human psyche for an imaginative insight into the meaning of being a preacher." --Joan Delaplane, O.P.