Jung and Alchemy—Introductory Lecture by James Newell Ph.D.

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Jung conducted an exhaustive study of the ancient practice of alchemy and believed alchemists experienced an inner transformation while exploring the mysterious chemical substances that they studied.Jung’s understanding of the unconscious as expressed through the imagery and texts of the alchemists has far-reaching implications for modern people.For Jung, ancient alchemical texts provide us with a wealth of symbolic insight into the human mind and human behaviors that continue to be vitally relevant today.This free 90-minute introductory class, hosted by Depth Psychology Alliance, precedes 8 college-level modules that introduce you to the essentials of Jung's understanding of the importance of alchemical symbolism.In the 8-week course, each meeting will include a presentation and explanation of some aspect of Jung’s understanding of alchemy, a discussion and Q&A session, as well as a wealth of resources for further study through an online learning platform.Don’t miss this opportunity to get a solid understanding of Jung’s work with alchemy and the importance of alchemical symbolism for modern people! Starts October 21, 2017!James R. Newell, PhD, (Vanderbilt University) is a board member of Depth Alliance and an educator, counselor, personal coach, and professional musician. James teaches online courses on world religions for Central Michigan University, Thomas Edison State University, and other schools. James earned a master’s in Pastoral Counseling and Theology from Vanderbilt Divinity School, with a focus on Jungian psychology. He earned a PhD in History of Religions from Vanderbilt University Graduate School of ReligionGET MORE DETAILS for the 8-wk college-level course on Depth Psychology Alliance at http://www.depthpsychologyalliance.com/page/jung-and-alchemy-an-8-week-college-level-course

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  • Thank you so much James, and Bonnie... I have watched the free intro video for this course on YouTube... I love the material ...

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