Myth and Psyche: Introduction to Jungian Perspectives on Human Mythology

9 hours 9 minutes



The introductory session, titled “Mythology and Psychology: A Jungian Perspective”, is available for free through the Jungianthology Podcast

Topics: Archetypes and Archetypal Theory, Myth and Fairy Tale, Religion and Spirituality, Society and Culture.

Myth and Psyche: An Introduction to Jungian Perspectives on Human Mythology 

According to Jung, myth-making is a natural and impersonal potential present in the collective unconscious of all peoples throughout all times. Drawing on the contributions of Jung, Campbell, and Eliade, this course explores the role of myth in human life. Five of the major mythological themes prominent in world mythology are examined in terms of their contemporary psychological and cultural significance:

  1. Creation
  2. The Divine Child
  3. The Hero
  4. The Shaman
  5. The Apocalypse

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© 1992 Robert Moore.

Ⓟ 1993 CG Jung Institute of Chicago.

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6 MP3s in 1 ZIP File: 473MB


Moore, Robert

Robert Moore, PhD was Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Spirituality in the Graduate Center of the Chicago Theological Seminary where he was the Founding Director of the new Institute for Advanced Studies in Spirituality and Wellness. An internationally recognized psychoanalyst and consultant in private practice in Chicago, he served as a Training Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and was Director of Research for the Institute for Integrative Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and the Chicago Center for Integrative Psychotherapy. Author and editor of numerous books in psychology and spirituality, he lectured internationally on his formulation of a neo-Jungian  psychoanalysis and integrative psychotherapy.  His publications include THE ARCHETYPE OF INITIATION: Sacred Space, Ritual Process and Personal TransformationTHE MAGICIAN AND THE ANALYST: The Archetype of the Magus in Occult Spirituality and Jungian Psychology; and FACING THE DRAGON: Confronting Personal and Spiritual Grandiosity.



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