From the Editor, Bonnie Bright, Ph.D.:
When the world seems to be falling apart all around us, depth psychology provides perspectives and tools that can help us make some sense of things, even in some small way. Through the study of the unconscious, we can often get a glimpse of patterns at work, or underlying aspects that help us gain a new understanding of how we are truly supported by something larger—how the boundaries and attachments of our ego selves can soften and give way to soul, which sustains us.
In this issue of Depth Insights, we encounter a variety of topics which, when we apply a depth psychological lens, we begin to understand at a deeper layer. Several of these seven compelling essays build on the authors’ personal experiences in order to truly explore the many ways soul reveals itself in our lives and in the collective. Others offer a broad academic view that integrate philosophy or systems science with depth psychology to further enrich the lens by which we might perceive soul at work in the world. ...
—Stories of Longing: Beaver, Bear, Wolf
—The Space Between Breaths - An Exploration of Grief and Final Threshold Rituals
—The Art of Facing Darkness: A Metal Musician’s Quest for Wholeness
—The Numinosity of Pluralism: Interfaith as Spiritual Path and Practice
—On Romanticism in Jung’s Psychology: A Reflection on The Passion of the Western Mind by Richard Tarnas
—How Jungian Psychology, Brain Research, Quantum Physics, and Systems Science Lead to Pansystemology and Depth Psychology