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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14 Isaacson also utters a causal innuendo linking Kissinger ' s later political
character to his early environment . This is standard biographical detective work ,
standard benchmark developmental theory , standard psychohistory . Whether
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or public politics , what do we mean by “ intention ” ? Has it a final end in view ,
even an image of fulfillment and a date of death ? If it is so powerful as to fatefully
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THE SOUL'S CODE: In Search of Character and CallingUser Review - Kirkus
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
The soul's code: in search of character and callingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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