Shame often separates one from a relationship with others - it is the basis for much self-destructive behavior including self-attack, addictive behavior, envy, rage, martyrdom, and the hiding of one's talents. We are also vulnerable to collective shame. This presentation will explore some of the developmental and archetypal roots of shame, and strategies for healing this painful state.Course objectives:Describe the developmental roots of shame and how it can manifest in self-destructive…See More
Michael Gellert's new book tells the story of the Abrahamic God from a viewpoint that is imagined to be his, if such a thing were possible. Who he originally was—a God tormented and divided against himself and humanity—and who he became is a journey from affliction to redemption, from trauma to enlightenment. Spanning from the scriptures of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to their later mystical teachings, the book explains many of the Hebrew Bible's darker moments yet concludes on the same…See More
Dr. Landau will present a discussion of the films Knight of Cups directed by Terrance Malick and Blue Jasmine directed by Woody Allen. Knight of Cups is a gnostic dream, a cinematic prayer opening with the voice of Sir John Gielgud. Rick (Christian Bale), a successful screenwriter in Los Angeles, portrays a contemporary pilgrim, struggling to find meaning in his life and a connection to the eternal and eternal wisdom. Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) is blue. Her psyche is black and blue from burning…See More
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