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Jung and the Ancestors: Beyond Biography, Mending the Ancestral Web
The known and unknown stories of our ancestors are present in our personal symptoms, disposition, aspirations, and the questions which inform our lives. Our ancestral and cultural legacies continue living in our bodies, through our relationships, in both matter and the timelessness of psyche. These legacies root us in the past and implicate us in the lives of the generatio ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published January 1st 2016 by Muswell Hill Press
(first published November 1st 2014)
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This is a remarkable book, made more remarkable for me, personally, because it was recommended to me after I returned from a trip to Sweden researching family history. I have not written a traditional review, but instead woven a few excerpts from Jung and the Ancestors into a blog post about my trip on my blog, Books Can Save a Life. Sandra's book placed my research and my particular life experiences and those of my extended family in the context of a much bigger picture. I think with all the fa ...more