Thomas Patrick Lavin, PhD. 6 hours 45 minutes. Audio Download.
Topics: Active Imagination, Jung and Jung’s Life, Religion and Spirituality.
Jung’s Commentary on the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola
Using as a focal point Jung’s private notes from his 1939–1940 lectures on the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, Dr. Thomas Patrick Lavin discusses the role of imaginal work in the quest for spiritual and psychological growth. The Spiritual Exercises is viewed as an initiation rite in which a Christian form of active imagination is presented.
This program is divided into the follow four topics:
1) Seeing Jung and Ignatius in Their Historical Contexts – This seminar is available on our free podcast HERE.
2) Active Imagination and the Ignatian Methods of Prayer
3) The Anima Christi and the Fundamentum
4) Ignatius the Psychologist and Jung the Theologian
NOTE: The last 10 minutes of part three are damaged, so they have been removed. The price has been reduced accordingly.
Thomas Patrick Lavin, PhD is a Zürich-trained Jungian analyst who holds a PhD in clinical psychology and a PhD in theology. He was formerly chief clinical psychologist for the U.S. Army in Europe and is a founding member of the CG Jung Institute of Chicago. He is in private practice in Wilmette, Illinois, and consults internationally on typology, spirituality and addictions.
© 1988 Thomas Patrick Lavin
Ⓟ 1988 C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago