This is the perspective and discipline that brings the human spirit into contact with the realms of the divine through the use of myth, experiential exercises and rituals.
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Sacred psychology assumes that the deepest yearning in every human soul is to return to its spiritual source. Jean Houston is a modern-day leader in this ancient field. She points out that sacred psychology has taken the form of Socrates instructing the youth of Athens, Buddha and the Sangha, and 12th-century knights pursuing the Holy Grail. In The Search for the Beloved, Houston provides a modern-day structure for this traditional spiritual quest, incorporating personal mythology, "rites of pathos," and archetypal imagery. The Search for the Beloved remains a trustworthy tool for those who are excavating the deepest mystery of all--the discovery of creative source and destiny.About the Author:
Jean Houston, Ph.D., is the bestselling author of many books, including The Possible Human, The Search for the Beloved, and A Passion for the Possible. An internationally renowned scholar, philosopher, and teacher, Dr. Houston is the codirector of the Foundation for Mind Research in Pomona, New York, and a consultant to UNICEF and other international agencies.
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Book Description Tarcher, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110874774500
Book Description Tarcher. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0874774500 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0466595