Turbulent Times, Creative Minds: Erich Neumann and C.G. Jung in Relationship (1933-1960)

Turbulent Times, Creative Minds: Erich Neumann and C.G. Jung in Relationship (1933-1960)


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Turbulent Times, Creative Minds: Erich Neumann and C.G. Jung in Relationship (1933-1960) by Erel Shalit

With the publication of the correspondence between C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann, the major contributions made by Neumann to depth psychology are coming back into focus and assuming new prominence in the field of analytical psychology and beyond. The articles in this volume offer reflections on the creative relationship between Jung and Neumann and possible extensions of their work for the future, signifying the beginning of a Neumann renaissance.

Contributions by Henry Abramovitch, Riccardo Bernardini, Batya Brosh, Joseph Cambray, Thomas Fischer, Nancy Swift Furlotti, Christian Gaillard, Ulrich Hoerni, Andreas Jung, Tom Kelly, Thomas B. Kirsch, Nomi Kluger Nash, Tamar Kron, Debora Kutzinski, Rivka Lahav, Ann Lammers, Martin Liebscher, Ralli Loewenthal-Neumann, Angelica Löwe, Paul Mendes-Flohr, Julie Neumann, Micha Neumann, Gideon Ofrat, Rina Porat, Jörg Rasche, Erel Shalit, Murray Stein and Jacqueline Zeller.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630513627
Publisher: Chiron Publications
Publication date: 09/08/2016
Pages: 470
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.28(d)

About the Author

Erel Shalit, PhD, is a Jungian psychoanalyst in Tel Aviv. He is a training and supervising analyst and past president of the Israel Society of Analytical Psychology. He is founder and past director of the Jungian Analytical Psychotherapy Program at Bar Ilan University and past director of the Shamai Davidson Community Mental Health Clinic. He is the author of several books, including The Cycle of Life: Themes and Tales of the Journey, Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return, Enemy, Cripple, and Beggar, The Complex: Paths of Transformation from Archetype to Ego, and co-edited, with Nancy Furlotti, The Dream and its Amplification. He has edited and introduced Jacob and Esau: On the Collective Symbolism of the Brother Motif by Erich Neumann.

Murray Stein, PhD, Jungian analyst, is a graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich (1973) and of Yale University (1965), Yale Divinity School (1969), and the University of Chicago (1985). He is a founding member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and the Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts. He was president of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP) from
2001 to 2004 and president of the International School of Analytical Psychology Zurich from 2008 to 2012. He has lectured internationally and is the author of In Midlife, Jung's Map of the Soul, Minding the Self, and Soul: Retrieval and Treatment as well as numerous articles on analytical psychology and Jungian psychoanalysis. He lives in Switzerland, where he has a private practice and is a training and supervising analyst with ISAPZurich.

Table of Contents

Introduction (Erel Shalit and Murray Stein) ix

I. The Correspondence (1933–1960) 23

Uncertain Friends in Particular Matters: The Relationship between C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann (Martin Liebscher) 25

Companions on the Way: Consciousness in Confict (Nancy Swift Furlotti) 45

Neumann and Kirsch in Tel Aviv: A Case of Sibling Rivalry? (Ann Lammers) 71

II. Cultural Backgrounds 81

German Kultur and the Discovery of the Unconscious: The Promise and Discontents of the German-Jewish Experience (Paul Mendes-Flohr) 83 Basel, Jung’s Cultural Background and the Proto- Zionism of Samuel Preiswerk (Ulrich Hoerni) 95

The Cultural Psyche: From Ancestral Roots to Postmodern Routes (Erel Shalit) 111

III. Troubled Times 129

Carl Jung and Hans Fierz in Palestine and Egypt: Journey from March 13 to April 6,1933 (Andreas Jung) 131

1933—The Year of Jung’s Journey to Palestine/ Israel and Several Beginnings (Thomas Fischer) 135

Jungians in Berlin 1931–1945: Between Therapy, Emigration and Resistance (Jörg Rasche) 151

IV. The Problem of Evil 165

The Search for a New Ethic: Professional and Clinical Dilemmas (Henry Abramovitch) 167

Erich Neumann and C. G. Jung on “The Problem of Evil” (Murray Stein) 185

V. Neumann and Eranos (1948–1960) 197

Neumann at Eranos (Riccardo Bernardini) 199

“Dear, dear Olga!” - A Letter to Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn (Julie Neumann) 237

VI. On the Arts 243

The Great Mother in Israeli Art (Gideon Ofrat) 245

Jung, Neumann and Art (Christian Gaillard) 261

The Magic Flute ( To m Kelly) 299

A Brief Comment on Neumann and His Essay “On Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’” (Debora Kutzinski) 309

VII. Clinical Contributions 313

Erich Neumann’s Concept of the Distress-ego (Rina Porat) 315

Can You Hear My Voice? (Batya Brosh Palmoni) 333

Neve Tzeelim—A Field of Creation and Development (Rivka Lahav) 347

VIII. On Religion 365

Erich Neumann and Hasidism (Tamar Kron) 367

Theological Positions in the Correspondence between Jung and Neumann (Angelica Löwe) 385

IX. On Synchronicity 399

Toward Psychoid Aspects of Evolutionary Theory (Joseph Cambray) 401

X. Memories from My (Grand)Father’s House 409

Introduction 411

Some Memories of My Grandparents (Andreas Jung) 413

Memories (Ulrich Hoerni) 415

Memories (Micha Neumann) 417

Memories (Ralli Loewenthal-Neumann) 421

Memories (Debora Kutzinski) 425

A Response (Thomas B. Kirsch) 429

Remembering the Mamas and Papas (Nomi Kluger Nash) 433

Memories of Max Zeller (1904–1978) (Jacqueline Zeller) 437

Bibliography 441

About the Contributors 459

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