Jung and Alchemy: FREE INTRO CLASS for the Upcoming 8-week College Level Course

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Jung and Alchemy: FREE INTRO CLASS for the Upcoming 8-week College Level Course

Time: October 14, 2017 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Location: "Online"
Event Type: free intro to 8-week college level course—times listed are u.s pt
Organized By: Depth Alliance and James R. Newell, PhD
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Jung conducted an exhaustive study of the ancient practice of alchemy and believed alchemists experienced an inner transformation while exploring the mysterious chemical substances that they studied. 

Jung’s understanding of the unconscious as expressed through the imagery and texts of the alchemists has far-reaching implications for modern people.

For Jung, ancient alchemical texts provide us with a wealth of symbolic insight into the human mind and human behaviors that continue to be vitally relevant today.

 

This online course begins with this free 90-minute introductory class, and is followed by eight college-level modules that introduce you to the essentials of Jung's understanding of the importance of alchemical symbolism. In the longer course, each weekly meeting will include a presentation and explanation of some aspect of Jung’s understanding of alchemy, a discussion and question/answer session, as well as a wealth of resources for further study available through our online learning platform.

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to get a solid understanding of Jung’s work with alchemy, and the importance of alchemical symbolism for modern people!

In the 8 week course, participants will:

  • Learn the historical context of the practice of alchemy, from ancient Egypt to the Enlightenment era, from the perspective of both the history of science and the history of religions.
  • Learn how and why Jung became interested in alchemy, and many of the details of his publications on the subject.
  • Learn how to understand and recognize alchemical symbolism in dreams and active imagination work.
  • Learn how alchemical symbolism can help us to understand the individuation process in ourselves and others.
  • Discover a wealth of resources for deepening their understanding of alchemy from a Jungian perspective.
  • Have an opportunity to complete online assignments toward earning a certificate of completion (certificate of completion may be used as credit towards future certification in depth psychology through Depth Psychology Alliance).


James R. Newell, PhD, (Vanderbilt University) is a board member of Depth Psychology Alliance, and an educator, counselor, personal coach, and professional musician. James teaches online courses on world religions for Central Michigan University, Thomas Edison State University, and other schools. James earned his master’s in Pastoral Counseling and Theology from Vanderbilt Divinity School, with a focus on Jungian psychology. He earned his doctorate in History of Religions from Vanderbilt University Graduate School of Religion.

Can't attend live? Each class will be recorded for all registrants.

 

GET MORE DETAILS about the 8-week college-level course.

REGISTER for the Free Intro Class on Oct. 14

REGISTER for the 8-week Jung and Alchemy college level course. Starts Oct. 21

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