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The Body (An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism, Volume 2)

Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism; Elder, George R.

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ISBN 10: 1570620962 / ISBN 13: 9781570620966
Editorial: Shambhala Pubns, 1996
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Volume 2 of An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism. with no slipcase. dust jacket in brodart wraps. edge wear, chipping, one tear to dust jacket. small stain on fore edge. text is unmarked. binding firm. extra postage required for international orders. N° de ref. de la librería 044077

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Título: The Body (An Encyclopedia of Archetypal ...

Editorial: Shambhala Pubns

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: 1st Edition

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The first volume of An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism was a stunning collection of color images and text organized around mythic themes that follow the solar calendar from cosmos and creation to death, transformation, and rebirth. In this second volume, the focus is the human body as a carrier of deep psychological insights and sacred meanings.

Whether idolized or abused, the body is the object of much fascinated attention, even obsessive preoccupation, in the contemporary Western world. What has been missing from our culture's preoccupation is an appreciation of the body's organs as symbols of the deepest contents of the human psyche. This book surveys the richness of meaning found in a wide range of beautiful sacred images from the world's traditions and explains what the symbolism of our physical form teaches us about the inner realities of our consciousness, spirit, and divine essence.

About the Author:

George R. Elder, PhD, is a historian of religions trained in Christian studies at Union Theological Seminary and in Buddhist studies at Columbia University. He was a professor for many years at Hunter College, City University of New York, and is the author of numerous scholarly essays. Dr. Elder is currently National Editor of ARAS and a Jungian counselor.

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