Legacy Series: James Hillman’s Revisioning Psychology —with Rev G.F. Kohn, PhD

In his seminal work Revisioning Psychology, James Hillman presents his Archetypal Psychology in the direction of “soul making.” Hillman is a major influence at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara where his archives are located. Our Legacy Series is a seminar study. Open discussion is encouraged as we work our way through the book. All are welcome to join our ongoing discussions of Hillman’s approach to depth psychology.

Continue Reading

Christianity, Existentialism, and Symbols of Transformation —with John Dotson

The term existentialism was prominent at the end of World War II into the 1960s— with themes of despair and dread, the absurd, existence-precedes-essence, freedom, intentionality, intersubjectivity, etc. Ideas such as these appear in a classic book Christianity and Existentialism (1963), with essays titled “The Paradox and Death of God” by William Earle and “The Absence of God” by James M. Edie. In the final essay, “The Rebirth of the Divine,” John Wild concludes, “God may have died in the…

Continue Reading