An Order Outside Time: A Jungian View of the Higher Self by Robert B. Clarke

By Robert B. Clarke

The line of Western Spirituality all started in Egypt and persevered in the course of the time of Christ. Has it develop into stalled within the years since?

Robert Clarke says definite, it has. In The 4 Gold Keys, Clarke, going through his personal spiritualization within the psychic depths, argued that the best way out of Western civilization's crucial atheism lies within the mental teachings of Swiss psychologist Carl Jung.

In An Order outdoor Time, Clarke reinterprets Western Spirituality, utilizing Jungian symbolism, to teach that the good tales of historical Egypt and of the outdated and New testomony are techniques of what Jung known as individuation. this can be the individual's trip from lowest to optimum Self; from Osiris to Horus, from Moses to Joshua, from David to Solomon, from John the Baptist to Jesus Christ. those pairings additionally mirror what Joseph Campbell calls the Hero's trip, which could finally spiritualize the entire culture.

Clarke lines the connections among Egyptian, Jewish, and Christian mythology, andconcluding that the West's non secular lineage has develop into stalledmaintains that we will be able to reach wholeness merely by way of making feel of the clues supplied by way of our mythology. this can be the royal line of upper Self incarnations in the course of the collective unconscious.

The final instance of individuation, Clarke says, is the Christ, who needs to now be extra understood and constructed. And, taking Christ as our image of the Self, direct adventure of the sacred, through each one people, can let us to accomplish our best non secular power, either as contributors and as an entire tradition. An Order outdoors Time exhibits how that religious trip begun and the way it needs to be continued.

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