This book offers an intellectual and cultural context for . Jung's 1952 publication.
This book offers an intellectual and cultural context for .
Answer to Job (German: Antwort auf Hiob) is a 1952 book by Carl Gustav Jung that addresses the moral, mythological, and psychological implications of the Book of Job. It was first published in English in 1954. Jung considers the Book of Job a landmark development in the "divine drama", for the first time contemplating criticism of God (Gotteskritik). Jung described Answer to Job as "pure poison", referring to the controversial nature of the book (Storr, 1973).
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Home, Jung and Analytical Psychology. Author(s) : Paul Bishop. Publisher : Routledge. Category : Jung and Analytical Psychology. Catalogue No : 17423. ISBN 13 : 9781583912409. ISBN 10 : 1583912401.
This book offers an intellectual and cultural context for C. G. Jung's 1952 work. Jung's Answer to Job unravels Jung's narrative, offering a comprehensive re-reading of Jung's text, as well as a re-positioning in its cultural context.
Jung’s Answer to Job was one of the most allusive, and yet elusive, texts he ever wrote. This article offers an interpretation of what Jung was intending to accomplish in writing this strange book. It places it in historical context in the aftermath of World War II, a time of widespread public shock at the Holocaust and fear of imminent global destruction. By outlining some notable theories about the nature of myth, the true significance of Jung’s achievement can be better understood.
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