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From Jung to Jesus : myth and consciousness in the New Testament

Author: Gerald H Slusser
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : J. Knox Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws analogies between Jung's archetypal symbols of the mythic hero and the Hero as exemplified in the New Testament story of Jesus - The essence of human life patterns and the Hero myth as discussed by Jung offer strong parallels to the Gospel stories of Jesus and reveal the God-given pattern of existence that is embodied by Jesus Christ.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slusser, Gerald H.
From Jung to Jesus.
Atlanta, Ga. : J. Knox Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)557829867
Online version:
Slusser, Gerald H.
From Jung to Jesus.
Atlanta, Ga. : J. Knox Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)606135173
Named Person: Jesus Christ; C G Jung; Joseph Campbell; Joseph Campbell; Jesus Christ.; C G Jung; C G Jung; Carl G Jung; Jesus Christ; Carl Gustav Jung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald H Slusser
ISBN: 0804211116 9780804211116
OCLC Number: 12804934
Description: viii, 170 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The mysterious psyche : mythic and rational --
The transformation key --
Myth, faith, and symbols --
The centrality of the hero --
The hero's birth story --
The meaning of the birth of the hero --
Departure and initiation --
The battle with the dragon --
The sacred marriage of the hero --
Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Gerald H. Slusser.

Abstract:

Draws analogies between Jung's archetypal symbols of the mythic hero and the Hero as exemplified in the New Testament story of Jesus - The essence of human life patterns and the Hero myth as discussed by Jung offer strong parallels to the Gospel stories of Jesus and reveal the God-given pattern of existence that is embodied by Jesus Christ.

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