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Shamanism and the Psychology of C.G. Jung: The Great Circle
Carl Jung's work played an important role in shaping modern psychology. Through a thorough exploration of Jung's psychological ideas and the ancient beliefs of shamanistic cultures, this unique investigation unveils startling parallels between the two. As different as they may seem at first glance, these two branches of human paradigm and belief have amazing similarities i ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Vega
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Jun 16, 2008 Mitch rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: jungians, religious studies, ritual studies, shamanism
as a Jungian therapist and one who studies myth and depth psychology for a living, i recommend this as a vital text to understanding Jung. it is a good introductory text, and offers key insights into Jung as a scholar revitalizing the principles of the premodern worldview. although there is much written by and about Jung, this is my favorite articulation of Jungian concepts. the prose is snapping, vibrant, and explicit. one of the few books i have read twice.