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Saturday’s Child: a Down-to-Earth Look into the Spiritual Problem of Our Time

November 16, 1990 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST

Lecture:

It is now the last day, the Saturday, of the twentieth century and the eon, and we are face to face with what Jung saw as the spiritual task of the new age: uniting the opposites of the human psyche-conscious and unconscious, light and dark, good and evil, ego and Self. To pretend to be good, light, true, and beautiful, denying what lives in the unsavory dark, is not an adequate adaptation to our present reality. Only by facing the shadow can we become equal to our awesome ethical burden, for we have stolen the power to destroy the planet from the gods.

Saturday’s Child, to be published in 1991, tackles these issues obliquely. By weaving a tapestry of her own and her patients’ dreams and daily experience against a backdrop of world events, the author makes the archetypal psyche visible in a personal and immediate way.

The lecture will introduce material from one or more chapters of the book, followed by a dialogue with the audience.

Related Workshop: Saturday's Child: a Down-to-Earth Look into the Spiritual Problem of Our Time

JANET O. DALLETT, PH.D. practices Jungian Analysis on the Olympic Penninsula in Washington State, and devotes much of her time to writing and inner work. She is the author of When the Spirits Come Back; Midnight’s Daughter: First Poems, and articles in a variety of publications including Whole Earth Review; Free Spirit; Voices: Psychosomatic Medicine; Jungian Analysis; and Carl Jung and Soul Psychology; and compiled and edited Max Zeller’s papers published as The Dream: The Vision of the Night. She is a member of the C.G. Jung Institute, Los Angeles.

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Details

Date:
November 16, 1990
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST
We offer Continuing Education Credit through NASW. The fee for CEU credit is for the workshop is $5 for 2 hours. To obtain CEU credit, add the CEU to your shopping cart when registering.

Venue

First United Methodist Church, Collins Hall
1838 SW Jefferson Street
Portland, OR 97201 United States