The Christian Archetype: A Jungian Commentary on the Life of Christ (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)
Edward F. Edinger
This booklet offers a much-need mental interpretation of pictures and occasions critical to the Christian delusion, that may be understood symbolically by way of the individuation of contemporary women and men.
The strategy of individuation, while it befalls someone, could lead on to salvation or calamity. The reader will locate right here an ordered and image amplification of this archetypal technique.
In prose and in images rigorously chosen from conventional Christian artwork, the writer illustrates a few crucial stages-from Annunciation via Crucifixion to Resurrection-both within the lifetime of Christ and in those that through selection or destiny develop into immersed of their personal mental future.
CONTENTS: Annunciation * Nativity * Flight into Egypt * Baptism * Triumphal access into Jerusalem * final Supper * Gethsemane * Arrest and Trial * Flagellation and Mocking * Crucifixion * Lamentation and Entombment * Resurrection and Ascension * Pentecost * Assumption and Coronation of Mary
The uroboros, the snake that devours its personal tail: within the age-old photograph of the uroboros lies the concept of devouring oneself and turning oneself right into a circulatory method. . . . The uroboros is a dramatic image for the combination and assimilation of the other, i.e., of the shadow. This "feed-back" procedure is even as a logo of immortal- 2. See additionally playstation . 75:8; Jer. 13:13, 25:1518, 48:26, 49:12, 51:7; Lam. 4:21; Ezek. 23:3234; Hab. 2:1516; Zech. 12:2. three. Chrysostom stated that "Christ.
Corresponds to lively mind's eye, wherein one seeks to deliver into visibility the psychic photograph or delusion that lies in the back of the clash of affects.7 The rising snapshot usually has a redeeming or reworking impression which reconciles the conflicting opposites. The resource of internal power constellated by means of prayer or lively mind's eye is personified in Luke through the ministering angel. (Figure 15) This scenario is defined within the strains of Hö1derlin: Where danger is,.
strength, AND COMING within the CLOUDS OF HEAVEN. THEN THE excessive PRIEST hire HIS outfits, announcing, HE HATH SPOKEN BLASPHEMY; WHAT extra want HAVE WE OF WITNESSES? BEHOLD, NOW YE HAVE HEARD HIS BLASPHEMY. WHAT imagine YE? THEY replied AND acknowledged, he's responsible OF loss of life. (Matt. 26:5766) (Figure 17) web page eighty five 17. Christ before Caiaphas. (Rembrandt drawing) Christ is accused of threatening to ruin the Holy Temple, the residing position of Yahweh's presence. That used to be in truth his hidden purpose as printed by way of.
Fostered, observed the looks of the Golden Legend, a well-liked source-book for artists, during which the apocryphal tale was once retold. because the apostles have been sitting by way of the Virgin's tomb at the 3rd day, Christ seemed to them with St. Michael who introduced with him the Virgin's soul. "And anon the soul got here back to the physique of Mary, and issued gloriously out of the tomb, and therefore used to be bought within the heavenly chamber, and a 1. Jung, "Answer to Job," Psychology and faith, CW eleven, par. 755. web page 132.
16061669. 24 three. Annunciation. Giovanni di Paolo. nationwide Gallery of artwork, Washington, D.C. Sienese ca. 1445. 25 four. Nativity. From The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry. manhattan: George Braziller, 1974. The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of artwork. Fol. 48V. French ca. 1410. 30 five. The Adoration of the Magi and the Crucifixion. Ivory diptych. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. French ca. 13401360. 35 6. Flight into Egypt. Boucicaut grasp. Musée Jaquemart-André, Paris. MS. 2, fol. 90V. French ca.