Religion #9: Psychological & Religious Ideals

Since religion is one of the earliest and most universal expressions of the human mind, it’s obvious that any psychologist which touches upon the psychological structure of human personality can’t avoid that religion isn’t only a sociological and historical phenomenon, but also something of considerable personal concern to a great number of individuals.  Psychology, while having little … Continue reading Religion #9: Psychological & Religious Ideals

Religion Post #8: Religion Archetypes & the Soul

Equilibrium: is a religio- careful consideration of ever-present unconscious forces which we neglect at our peril.   The individual's decision not to belong to a church doesn't necessarily denote an anti-Christian attitude; it may be exactly the reverse: a reconsideration of the kingdom of GOD in the human heart. Atenc, in the words of St. Augustine. "The mystcium pascheite" is accomplished "in interioribus a superioribus suis." … Continue reading Religion Post #8: Religion Archetypes & the Soul

Religion #5: Religious Symbolism & Unconscious Mind – C.G. Jung

“Insofar as the God-image is, from the psychological point of view, a manifestation of the ground of the psyche, and insofar as the cleavage in that image is becoming clear to mankind as a profound dichotomy which penetrates even into world politics, a compensation has arisen. This takes the form of circular symbols of unity … Continue reading Religion #5: Religious Symbolism & Unconscious Mind – C.G. Jung