The Allure of Gnosticism for Jung

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Robert Segal, PhD. 1 hour 19 minutes. Audio.

Topics: Religion and Spirituality.

The Allure of Gnosticism for Jung

Robert Segal, editor of The Gnostic Jung, explores Jung’s interest in Gnosticism, his interpretation of Gnosticism as the ancient counterpart to analytical psychology, his possible misinterpretation of the psychological meaning of Gnosticism, and the common characterization of Jung himself as a Gnostic.

This lecture is part of the conference The Cosmology of Inner Space: The Gnostic Vision in Jung’s Psychology and the World Today. Purchase the full conference for 40% off the individual titles!

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© 1993 Robert Segal.
Ⓟ 1993 CG Jung Institute of Chicago.


Segal, Robert

Robert Segal, PhD is Professor of Religious Studies at Louisiana State University. His fields of research and teaching are Gnosticism, the Bible, theories of myth, and psychology and religion. He is the author or editor of The Poimandres as MythJoseph Campbell: An Introduction; Myth: A Very Short IntroductionExplaining and Interpreting Religion; and The Gnostic Jung.

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