The essays in this volume are geared to the recognition that the posthumous publication of The Red Book: Liber Novus by C. G. Jung in 2009 was a meaningful gift to our contemporary world. Similar to the volatile times Jung found himself in when he created this work a century ago, we today too are confronted with highly turbulent and uncertain conditions of world affairs that threaten any sense of coherent meaning, personally and collectively. The Red Book promises to become an epochal opus for the 21st century in that it offers us guidance for finding soul under postmodern conditions.
This is the first volume of a three-volume series set up on a global and multicultural level and compiling essays from distinguished Jungian analysts and scholars.
- Murray Stein: Introduction
- Thomas Arzt: “The Way of What Is to Come”: Searching for Soul under Postmodern Conditions
- Ashok Bedi: Jung’s Red Book: A Compensatory Image for Our Contemporary Culture: A Hindu Perspective
- Paul Bishop: In a World That Has Gone Mad, Is What We Really Need … A Red Book? Plato, Goethe, Schelling, Nietzsche and Jung
- Ann Casement: “O tempora! O mores!”
- Josephine Evetts-Secker: “The Incandescent Matter”: Shudder, Shimmer, Stammer, Solitude
- Nancy Swift Furlotti: Encounters with the Animal Soul: A Voice of Hope for Our Precarious World
- Liz Greene: “The Way of What Is to Come”: Jung’s Vision of the Aquarian Age
- John Hill: Confronting Jung: The Red Book Speaks to Our Time
- Stephan A. Hoeller: Abraxas: Jung’s Gnostic Demiurge in Liber Novus
- Russell A. Lockhart: Appassionato for the Imagination
- Lance S. Owens: C.G. Jung and the Prophet Puzzle
- Dariane Pictet: Movements of Soul in The Red Book
- Susan Rowland: The Red Book for Dionysus: A Literary and Transdisciplinary Interpretation
- Andreas Schweizer: Encountering the Spirit of the Depths and the Divine Child
- Heyong Shen: Why Is The Red Book “Red”? – A Chinese Reader’s Reflections
- Marvin Spiegelman: On the Impact of Jung and his Red Book: A Personal Story
- Liliana Liviano Wahba: Imagination for Evil
- John C. Woodcock: The Red Book and the Posthuman
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