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Answer to Job: (From Vol. 11 of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung)
     

Answer to Job: (From Vol. 11 of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung)

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by C. G. Jung
 

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Considered one of Jung's most controversial works, Answer to Job also stands as Jung's most extensive commentary on a biblical text. Here, he confronts the story of the man who challenged God, the man who experienced hell on earth and still did not reject his faith. Job's journey parallels Jung's own experience--as reported in The Red Book: Liber Novus

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Considered one of Jung's most controversial works, Answer to Job also stands as Jung's most extensive commentary on a biblical text. Here, he confronts the story of the man who challenged God, the man who experienced hell on earth and still did not reject his faith. Job's journey parallels Jung's own experience--as reported in The Red Book: Liber Novus--of descending into the depths of his own unconscious, confronting and reconciling the rejected aspects of his soul.

This paperback edition of Jung's classic work includes a new foreword by Sonu Shamdasani, Philemon Professor of Jung History at University College London. Described by Shamdasani as "the theology behind The Red Book," Answer to Job examines the symbolic role that theological concepts play in an individual's psychic life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400839131
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/12/2012
Series:
Jung Extracts
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
317,307
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Sonu Shamdasani is editor of "The Red Book" and Philemon Professor of Jung History at University College London.

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