King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine

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The bestselling, widely heralded, Jungian introduction to the psychological foundation of a mature, authentic, and revitalized masculinity.

Redefining age-old concepts of masculinity, Jungian analysts Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette make the argument that mature masculinity is not abusive or domineering, but generative, creative, and empowering of the self and others. Moore and Gillette clearly define the four mature male archetypes that stand out through myth and literature across history: the king (the energy of just and creative ordering), the warrior (the energy of aggressive but nonviolent action), the magician (the energy of initiation and transformation), and the lover (the energy that connects one to others and the world), as well as the four immature patterns that interfere with masculine potential (divine child, oedipal child, trickster and hero).  King, Warrior, Magician, Lover is an exploratory journey that will help men and women reimagine and deepen their understanding of the masculine psyche.

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About the author

Robert Moore is currently Chief U.S. Correspondent for England's ITN News, based in Washington. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Oct 1, 2013
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9780062322982
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / Movements / Jungian
Social Science / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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