The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling
Random House, 1996 - 334 pages
A journey into the essential mystery at the center of every life--the search for calling--The Soul's Code takes a new look at age-old themes, providing a radical, frequently amusing, and highly accessible path to realization through an extensive array of examples. Hillman ecnourages readers to discover the "blueprints" particular to their individual lives, certain that there is more to life than can be explained by genetics or environment.
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School failures are common ; is this because the child fails school or because
school fails the child ? Either way , the gap widens between the innate intuitive
ability of the child and the formalized tuition of school . As the writer William
Instead of “ failed at school , ” see “ saved from school ” — not that this is my
personal recommendation . I ask only that the sadnesses of children in school be
imagined not merely as examples of failure but as exemplars of the acorn .
name on it . ) ” 19 During the failed “ Beer Hall Putsch " to seize power ( 1923 ) ,
Hitler ' s bodyguard “ leapt in front of Hitler to take the half - dozen bullets meant
for him . ... Once , when he was seventeen , fortune did fail him . He had taken a ...
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What set of factors most influence the course of an individual human life? Nature? Nurture? The choices a person makes, including one's intimate relationships? Or is it the complex interplay of all of ... Read full review
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Hillman has written ten books, but he is best known as the inspiration for Thomas Moore's Care of the Soul. Now, for this book on finding one's personal calling, he's getting a big print run himself. Read full review