Teaching Jung

Hardcover | September 29, 2011

EditorKelly Bulkeley, Clodagh Weldon

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Swiss psychologist Carl Jung (1875-1961) has made a major, though still contested, impact on the field of religious studies. Alternately revered and reviled, the subject of adoring memoirs and scathing exposes, Jung and his ideas have had at least as much influence on religious studies as havethe psychoanalytic theories of his mentor, Sigmund Freud. Many of Jung's key psychological terms (archetypes, collective unconscious, individuation, projection, synchronicity, extroversion and introversion) have become standard features of religious studies discourse, and his extensive commentaries on various religious traditions make it clear that Jung'spsychology is, at one level, a significant contribution to the study of human religiosity. His characterization of depth psychology as a fundamentally religious response to the secularizing power of modernity has left a lasting imprint on the relationship between religious studies and thepsychological sciences. This book offers a collection of original articles presenting several different approaches to Jung's psychology in relation to religion, theology, and contemporary culture. The contributors describe their teaching of Jung in different academic contexts, with special attention to the pedagogical andtheoretical challenges that arise in the classroom.

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Swiss psychologist Carl Jung (1875-1961) has made a major, though still contested, impact on the field of religious studies. Alternately revered and reviled, the subject of adoring memoirs and scathing exposes, Jung and his ideas have had at least as much influence on religious studies as havethe psychoanalytic theories of his mentor, ...

Kelly Bulkeley is Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Theological Union. Clodagh Weldon is Associate Professor of Theology and Chair of Theology and Pastoral Ministry at Dominican University, Chicago.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 6.3 × 9.41 × 1.18 inPublished:September 29, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: Teaching With and Against JungPart IDifferent Educational Settings1. The Challenge of Teaching Jung in the University2. Misprision: Pitfalls in Teaching Jung in a University Religious Studies Department3. Teaching Jung in a Theological Seminary and a Graduate School of Religion4. Teaching Jung in an Analytic Psychology InstitutePart IIThe Interpretation of Religious Texts and Experiences5. Jung's Approach to Myth6. Jung's Engagement with Christian Theology7. God on the Couch: Teaching Jung's Answer to Job8. Type-wise: Using Jung's Theory of Psychological Types in Teaching Religious Studies Undergraduate and Graduate StudentsPart IIIJung's Life, Work, and Critics9. Personal Secrets, Ethical Questions10. Anima, Gender, Feminism11. Jung as Nature Mystic12. Teaching Jung in AsiaPart IVJungian Practices in the Classroom and Beyond13. Teaching Jung and Dreams14. Jung and Winnicott in the Classroom: Holding, Mirroring, Potential Space and the Self15. Jung and the Numinous Classroom16. Can There Be a Science of the Symbolic?