Facing the Gods: Archetypal Patterns of Existence

Preparing to Meet the Gods: The Soul Turned Inward with John Van Eenwyk, PhD

Experiencing the archetypes as personified gods and goddesses active in our lives reveals the great powers shaping our moods, choices, and actions. Facing the Gods: Archetypal Patterns of Existence illuminates the Olympian stories that serve as reflecting pools where we, as psychic heirs of Greece, discover ourselves. By recognizing the gods and goddesses at work we can gain release from archetypally determined patterns. It was recorded in 1991. This episode is part one of the series, which includes the following individual lectures:

  1. Preparing to Meet the Gods: The Soul Turned Inward – John Van Eenwyk
  2. Hera – Lois Khan
  3. Hermes – Murray Stein
  4. Demeter and Kore – Lucille Klein
  5. Athena – Anne Avery
  6. Zeus – Lee Roloff
  7. Aphrodite and Eros – James Wyly
  8. Dionysus – Caroline Stevens

Dr. John R. Van Eenwyk received his PhD in religion and psychological studies from the University of Chicago.  A clinical psychologist and Training Analyst with the Pacific Northwest Society of Jungian Analysts, he maintains a private practice in Jungian Analysis in Olympia, Washington.  He is also an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and a Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. The author of Archetypes and Strange Attractors: The Chaotic World of Symbols, he publishes widely and lectures internationally on both Jungian psychology and the treatment of torture survivors.

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Edited and produced by Benjamin Law

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