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Jung and the Alchemical Imagination, by Jeffrey Raff.

An exciting work that uses alchemy to understand the three cornerstones of Jungian spirituality-- the scelf, the transcendent function, and active imagination. Through the interpretation of alchemical imagery, Raff explains the nature of these three concepts and illustrates how they form a new model of contemporary Western spirituality.
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House as a Mirror of Self: Exploring the Deeper Meaning of Home.
by Clare Cooper Marcus. Foreword by James Yandell, M.D., Ph.D.

An unprecedented examination of our relationship to where we live, interwoven with compelling personal stories of the search for a place for the soul. It is not about architecture, or decorating styles, or real estate, but about the more subtle bonds of feeling we experience with dwellings past and present.

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Jung's Thoughts on God, by Donald. R. Dyer, Ph.D.

An important resource with hundreds of references to help readers explore Jung's work on the essence of God.
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Mid-Life Spirituality and Jungian Archetypes, by Janice Brewi and Anne Brennan.

This book addresses people who are struggling to understand, identify, and grow through a new experience of themselves as they live into, and out of, what must be called the "second half of life." Brewi and Brennan celebrate the midlife experience as an essential element in the human journey and a gift to the flowering of the personality
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Mid-Life Psychological and Spiritual Perspectives
Janice Brewi
Anne Brennan

This is the first of the authors' four books dealing with the mid-life crisis. At mid-life, each of us is faced with crucial questions: Will I or will I not hold fast to the security of the familiar? Will I or will I not go on living the second half of life out of the same meanings, values, and goals as I did in the first half of life? Will I petrify? Will I regress?
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Beginner's Guide to Jungian Psychology, by Robin Robertson.

"A clear and concise statement of Jung's psychlogy in a fresh and invigorating way . . . unique contributions to Jungian psychology from the point of view of science and the very latest in scientific research." --John A. Sanford, Jungian analyst.
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Beginner's Guide to Revelation
A Jungian Interpretation
Robin Robertson

Eighteen hundred years after its composition, we are at a stage of development where we can take a new look at the Book of Revelation--not as pictures of external events, but as symbols of internal problems and possible solutions. This exciting newmaterial presents a sensitive vision into the meaning of death, transformation, and changing consciousness.
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The Practice of Ally Work: Meeting and Partnering with Your Spirit Guide in the Imaginal World.
by Jeffrey Raff, Ph.D.

Jeff Raff has written about the ally (known by different names in different traditions) in his books Jung and the Alchemical Imagination, Healing the Wounded God, and the Wedding of Sophia. Here, he shares with readers the techniques he has developed and taught in his workshops and lectures for achieving intimate contact with the divine. [more information]

Transforming Depression
Healing the Soul through Creativity
David Rosen, M.D.

In this groundbreaking book, David H. Rosen, M.D., offers depressed individuals, their families, and therapists a lifesaving course in healing the soul through creativity. This is a book about transforming depression and its powerful pull toward suicide into a meaningful alternative. In Transforming Depression, Dr. Rosen applies Carl Jung's method of active imagination to treating depressed and suicidal individuals. [more information]

The Wedding of Sophia
The Divine Feminine in Psychoidal Alchemy
Jeffrey Raff, Ph.D.

Sophia is, in the esoteric teachings, the embodiment of Wisdom, the matrix from which God arose and God’s heavenly consort and mirror. But, as Raff explains, she suffered a fall from this exalted state. It is our task to work with imagination to reunite Sophia and God. Raff brings Sophia to life through a vivid analysis of the Aurora Consurgens, as well as his personal experience with Sophia and active imagination. [more information]

Dying to be Alive
Death as Spiritual Healer.
Linda Bonnington Vocatura

Born of the author's personal experience as well as her studies in Jungian psychology, this book takes the fundamental ideas in Healing the Wounded God, which Vocatura co-authored with Jeff Raff, and applies them to life?s most important challenge: developing soul-consciousness by becoming reconciled with the inevitability of one's death.
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Dancing in the Dragon's Den
Rekindling the Creative Fire in Your Shadow

Rosanne Bane

There are tremendous personal benefits to realizing and integrating the shadow part of the personality. When we can look at the "disowned parts of ourselves," we release a great deal of energy that can be used for creative expression.
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Healing the Wounded God
Finding Your Personal Guide on Your Way to Individuation and Beyond
Jeffrey Raff
Linda Bonnington Vocatura

Through their work with their clients, their own experiences, and studies in myth, mysticism, and alchemy, the authors have traced the emergence of a new spiritual paradigm in which the divine seeks wholeness through and with us. [more information]

Jung and the Shadow of Anti-Semitism
Collected Essays-
Edited by Aryeh Maidenbaum

In 1989, Jungian analysts gathered at a conference in New York and in workshops at the International Association for Analytical Psychology conference in Paris to address the rumors of C. G. Jung's anti-Semitism. The papers for these events were originally published as Lingering Shadows: Jungians, Freudians, and Anti-Semitism.
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Blake, Jung, and the Collective Unconscious
The Conflict Between Reason and Imagination

June Singer.

Originally published as The Unholy Bible, this new edition contains 24 plates from William Blake’s Marriage of Heaven and Hell, as well as a penetrating commentary of his work.
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The Opposites Within
June Singer.

Explores Taoism, Gnosticism, Kabbalah, alchemy, astrology, Tibetan Tantra, Kundalini Yoga, and the works of Plato, Freud, and Jung to help us understand our inner polarities.

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Alchemy of the Soul
The Eros & Psyche Myth as a Guide to Transformation

Martin Lowenthal

Life without myth, the vital force of archetypal experiences, is life filled with maladies, neuroses, addictions, and disease. Alchemy of the Soul retells the myth of Eros and Psyche to help readers reconnect mind and relatedness to find wholeness and deep meaning.

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Night Wings
A Soulful Dreaming and Writing Practice
Sally Nelson

Being a really good writer involves looking deep into ourselves as well as others in order to understand humans--our nature, our challenges, and our motivations. Our dreams provide essential clues to our deeper selves. Nelson's "soulful dream-writing practice" teaches readers how to "catch" their dreams and turn them into a treasure trove for personal growth.
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The Power of Love
To Transform Our Lives and Our World
June Singer
Revised edition of Love's Energies
The energies of love exist full-blown within each human being. We have an incredible power, given to us at birth, that we must learn how to handle, and it is this power that has gotten the world into the state it is in. William Blake tells us, "the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." June Singer understands this to mean that when we go too far in one direction, we learn there must be a better way. [more information]

Celtic Queen Maeve and Addiction
An Archetypal Perspective of Ecstasy and Healing
Sylvia Brinton Perera:

Drawing on twenty-six years of experience as a Jungian analyst, the author shows how the stories and images of ancient mythology can illuminate the depths of the psyche. In particular she shows how those in the grip of addiction confront the great Irish goddess Maeve, whose name means ?the inebriating one? and whose drink was the sacred mead.
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Attacked by Poison Ivy
A Jungian Analysis of the Symbolic Meaning of Affliction
Ann Ulanov, Ph. D.

With a particularly strong emphasis on Jung's theories of archetypes, Dr. Ulanov's examination of her own experience with affliction is an example of psychology in practice. She details the terribly severe attacks of poison ivy that besiege her annually; her personal point of view in applying the symbolism of Jung's archetypes to these attacks is refreshing in its individualization of the analysis. [more information]

The Divine WABA
(Within, Among, Between, Around)
A Jungian Exploration of Spiritual Paths
J.Marvin Spiegleman

WABA is J. Marvin Spiegelman's mnemonic for the various manifestations of the experience of the divine: Within, Among, Between, and Around. He details how Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, and the Kabbalah exemplify the divine within; the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca clearly illustrates the divine among; the Alchemical model exemplifies the divine between; and the numinous experiences we find in nature, art, and synchronicity reveal the divine around us. [more information]

Jung and the Native American Moon Cycle
Rhythms of Influence
Michael Owen

Jung and the Native American Moon Cycles describes the life of C. G. Jung as seen through the lens of the Moon Cycles, a Native American teaching about the arche-typal influences and forces that affect us at different times in our lives. Through this lens we see how the rhythm of Jung?s life coincided with the great events of the 20th century.
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Ring of Power
Symbols and Themes, Love vs. Power in Wagner's Ring Cycle and in Us
Jean Shinoda Bolen

A vivid grasp of the story and the characters in The Ring of Niebelung brings Richard Wagner's mythic four-opera cycle to life. The Ring Cycle has a hold on our imagination like no other operatic work because it is archetypal and has the power of myth as well as music to reverberate in the psyche. [more information]