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Carl Jung and Maximus the Confessor on Psychic Development: by G. C. Tympas

By G. C. Tympas

In what methods does mental improvement fluctuate from religious improvement and mental event from non secular experience?


Bringing jointly disparate theories lower than a trans-disciplinary framework, G. C. Tympas provides a comparability of Carl Jung’s idea of psychic improvement and Maximus the Confessor’s version of non secular growth. An ‘evolutional’ dating among the ‘psychological’ and the ‘spiritual’ is proposed for a dynamic interpretation of religious experience.


Carl Jung and Maximus the Confessor on Psychic improvement offers an artistic synthesis of parts and instructions from either theories and extra explores:



-??????????Jung’s perspectives on faith in a discussion with Maximus’ concepts


-??????????The diversified instructions and ambitions of Jung’s and Maximus’ models


-??????????Jung’s ‘Answer to task’ when it comes to Maximus’ thought of ‘final restoration’.


Tympas argues synthesis of Jung’s and Maximus’ versions contains a broader trans-disciplinary paradigm of improvement, which could function a pluralistic framework for contemplating the composite psycho-spiritual development.


Constructively combining strands of differing disciplines, this e-book will attract these trying to discover the discussion among analytical psychology, early Christian theology and Greek philosophy.

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