The Healing Imagination: The Meeting of Psyche and Soul

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This eloquent work speaks of the centrality of imagination in the life of the spirit. Ann and Barry Ulanov describe the imagination as a bridge between the psyche and the spirit.

Using rich imagery drawn from literature, film, and their own experience as therapists, they unlock for us the healing power of our imagination.

"Imagination heals by building a bridge sturdy enough to link us up, each of us, to the river of being already present in us, to the currents flowing through us and among us in our unconscious life."

After describing this healing power of imagination, the authors go on to show how it is vital in the spiritual life: in preaching, prayer, teaching, counseling, and politics.

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About the author

Ann Belford Ulanov is Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. A Jungian analyst in private practice, she is also the author of numerous books, including »The Wizards’ Gate«, »Cinderella and her Sisters«, »The Wisdom of the Psyche«, »Picturing God«, and »The Feminine in Jungian Psychology and Christian Theology«.

BARRY ULANOV, Professor of English and Chairman of the Program in the Arts at Barnard College, coauthored Religion and the Unconscious and Primary Speech: A Psychology of Prayer with his wife, Ann.


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Publisher
Daimon
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9783856309206
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Language
English
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Genres
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
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