The Allure of Gnosticism for Jung

Speaker: Segal, Robert
Product Code: Segal-Allure-of-Gnosticism-509-MP3
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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 which includes the following lectures:

  1. The Evolution of the Soul - June Singer
  2. The Allure of Gnosticism for Jung - Robert Segal
  3. The Gnostic Critique, Past and Present - Murray Stein
  4. The Great Self Within: Anthropos and Pleroma in Gnostic Myth and Psychological Reality - Robert Moore
  5. Panel Discussion - Moderated by Peter Mudd

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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 Myth; Joseph Campbell: An Introduction; Religion and the Social Sciences; Explaining and Interpreting Religion; and The Gnostic Jung.

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

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