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Meeting the Shadow (New Consciousness Reader)


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The author offers exploration of self and practical guidance dealing with the dark side of personality based on Jung's concept of "shadow," or the forbidden and unacceptable feelings and behaviors each of us experience.


"Zweig, former executive editor of Brain/Mind Bulletin, and Abrams, a Jungian therapist, offer a provocative collection of more than 60 brief pieces (most of them extracts from longer works) exploring the ``shadow,'' the part of the unconscious self." Publisher's Weekly

About the Author

Connie Zweig, Ph.D., is a Jungian-oriented counselor and non-denominational minister in Los Angeles. She is the coauthor of the bestselling Meeting the Shadow and Romancing the Shadow. She has taught nationwide about human spirituality, religious abuse and disillusionment, and shadow-work.

Jeremiah Abrams has worked for the past twenty years as a Jungian therapist, dream analyst, writer, counselor, and consultant. He is currently the director of the Mount Vision Institute, a Center for Individuation, in Sausalito, California. He lives with his wife and two children in Northern California. He is author of the collected volume Reclaiming the Inner Child.

Table of Contents

Meeting The Shadow Connie Zweig


Jeremiah Abrams and Connie Zweig

Introduction: The Shadow Side of Everyday Life

Part One. What Is the Shadow?


1. Robert Bly

The Long Bag We Drag Behind Us

2. Edward C. Whitmont

The Evolution of the Shadow

3. D. Patrick Miller

What the Shadow Knows: An Interview with John A. Sanford

4. Anthony Stevens

The Shadow in History and Literature

5. John A. Sanford

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

6. Marie-Louise von Franz

The Realization of the Shadow in Dreams

7. William A. Miller

Finding the Shadow in Daily Life

Part 2. Shadow-Making: Forming the Disowned Self in the Family


8. Harville Hendrix

Creating the False Self

9. Robert M. Stein

Rejection and Betrayal

10. Kim Chernin

The Underside of the Mother-Daughter Relationship

11. John A. Sanford

Parenting and Your Child's Shadow

Part 3. Shadow-Boxing: The Dance of Envy, Anger, and Deceit


12. Christine Downing

Sisters and Brothers Casting Shadows

13. Daryl Sharp

My Brother/Myself

14. Maggie Scarf

Meeting Our Opposites in Husbands and Wives

15. Michael Ventura

Shadow Dancing in the Marriage Zone

Part 4. The Disowned Body: Illness, Health, and Sexuality


16. John P. Conger

The Body as Shadow

17. John C. Pierrakos

Anatomy of Evil

18. Larry Dossey

The Light of Health, The Shadow of Illness

19. Alfred J. Ziegler

Illness as Descent into the Body

20. Adolf Guggenbühl-Craig

The Demonic Side of Sexuality

Part 5. The Shadow of Achievement: The Dark Side of Work and Progress


21. Bruce Shackleton

Meeting the Shadow at Work

22. John R. O'Neill

The Dark Side of Success

23. Adolf Guggenbühl-Craig

Quacks, Charlatans, and False Prophets

24. Marsha Sinetar

Using Our Flaws and Faults

25. Chellis Glendinning

When Technology Wounds

26. Peter Bishop

Wilderness as a Victim of Progress

Part 6. Meeting Darkness on the Path: The Hidden Sides of Religion and Spirituality


27. Brother David Steindl-Rast

The Shadow in Christianity

28. William Carl Eichman

Meeting the Dark Side in Spiritual Practice

29. Katy Butler

Encountering the Shadow in Buddhist America

30. Georg Feuerstein

The Shadow of the Enlightened Guru

31. W. Brugh Joy

A Heretic in a New Age Community

32. Liz Greene

The Shadow in Astrology

33. Sallie Nichols

The Devil in the Tarot

34. John Babbs

New Age Fundamentalism

Part 7. Devils, Demons, and Scapegoats: A Psychology of Evil


35. C. G. Jung

The Problem of Evil Today

36. Rollo May

The Dangers of Innocence

37. M. Scott Peck

Healing Human Evil

38. Stephen A. Diamond

Redeeming Our Devils and Demons

39. Ernest Becker

The Basic Dynamic of Human Evil

40. Andrew Bard Schmookler

Acknowledging Our Inner Split

Part 8. Enemy-Making: Us and Them in the Body Politic


41. Sam Keen

The Enemy Maker

42. Fran Peavey (with Myrna Levy and Charles Varon)

Us and Them

43. Susan Griffin

The Chauvinist Mind

44. Audre Lorde

America's Outsiders

45. Jerome S. Bernstein

The U.S.-Soviet Mirror

46. Robert Jay Lifton

Doubling and the Nazi Doctors

47. Adolf Guggenbühl-Craig

Why Psychopaths Do Not Rule the World

48. Jerry Fjerkenstad

Who Are the Criminals?

49. James Yandell

Devils on the Freeway

Part 9. Shadow-Work: Bringing Light to the Darkness Through Therapy, Story, and Dreams


50. James Hillman

The Cure of the Shadow

51. Sheldon B. Kopp

Tale of a Descent into Hell

52. Joseph Cambell

The Belly of the Whale

53. Gary Toub

The Usefulness of the Useless

54. Karen Signell

Working with Women's Dreams

55. Janice Brewi and Anne Brennan

Emergence of the Shadow in Midlife

56. Daniel J. Levinson

For the Man at Midlife

57. Liliane Frey-Rohn

How to Deal with Evil

Part 10. Owning Your Dark Side Through Insight, Art, and Ritual


58. Ken Wilber

Taking Responsibility for Your Shadow

59. Robert Bly

Eating the Shadow

60. Nathaniel Branden

Taking Back the Disowned Self

61. Hal Stone and Sidra Winkelman

Dialogue with the Demonic Self

62. John Bradshaw

Taming the Shameful Inner Voice

63. Barbara Hannah

Learning Active Imagination

64. Linda Jacobson

Drawing the Shadow

65. Denna Metzger

Writing about the Other

Jeremiah Abrams




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Zweig, Connie
Abrams, Jeremiah
Zweig, Connie
Abrams, Jeremiah
Zweig, Connie
Abrams, Jeremiah
Los Angeles :
Good and evil
Human behavior
Shadow (Psychoanalysis)
Good and evil -- Psychological aspects.
Movements - Psychoanalysis
Psychology -- History.
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1st ed.
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New Consciousness Reader
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from 12
9.26x6.06x1.01 in. 1.01 lbs.
Age Level:
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