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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Its source , however , seems to be the solitary uniqueness of each daimon , an
archetypal loneliness inexpressible in a child ' s vocabulary and formulated
hardly better in ours . Moments of dejection drop us into a pool of loneliness .
Waves of ...
It ' s time to look at what hard - hat psychology says about falling in love , since
that is when fate seems most clearly to be calling and an individual destiny
decided . First we will need to examine how psychology conceives individuality
as such ...
It seems precisely the right image for the theory we are examining . The acorn
theory of biography seems to have sprung from and to speak the language of the
puer eternus , the archetype of the eternal youth who embodies a timeless ...
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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