Evolving God-Images

Evolving God-Images

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This collection of reflective essays explores spirituality and its changing relationship to culture, individual identity, and society in our increasingly globalized, postmodern world. Born out of a doctoral seminar at Pacifica Graduate Institute entitled The God Complex, the essays provide a personal understanding of diverse and conflicting worldviews and attitudes about religion, secularity, nature, and the purpose of human existence. With a rich range of perspectives, each offering provides a powerful testament to the interdisciplinary study of myth, religion, and depth psychology as a means for revisioning one understands of the divine. Praise for Evolving God-Images A deeply moving example of what can happen in the classroom when, almost magically, the professora€™s wisdom and enthusiasm, the archetypal power of the subject matter itself, and the openness of the students converge. Dr. Christine Downing, author of The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine and Gods in Our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine A marvelous and unique collection of essays devoted to re-visioning conceptions of divinity. Dr. Evans Lansing Smith, author of Sacred Mysteries: Myths About Couples in QuestEssays on Religion, Individuation, and Postmodern Spirituality Edited by Patrick J . Mahaffey, PhD ... These adventures coincided with the return to complete my undergraduate degree and influenced my shift towards womena#39;s studies ... It was from this place that I ended up heading north for graduate school in ecofeminism anbsp;...

Title:Evolving God-Images
Author:Edited by Patrick J. Mahaffey, PhD
Publisher:iUniverse - 2014-05-30


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