Item description for The Unshuttered Heart: Opening Aliveness/Deadness in the Self by Ann Belford Ulanov...
Overview Addresses how, in the face of loss and absence, people must again explore what makes them feel connected to the source of aliveness Seeks to understand that feeling fully alive means that people must come to fresh insight about death. Explores the ways by which people come to discuss how aliveness and deadness are part of the same fabric of being. A heartfelt reflection on the relationship between depth psychology and spirituality
Publishers Description Aliveness and Deadness are processes that cannot be captured, only symbolized within the precincts of psychology and religion. Opening under the shadow of 9/11, our new century must reassess the preciousness of life and what we are living for, what we love, and what we find worth dying for. In the face of loss and absence, we must again ask what makes us feel connected to the source of aliveness. Yet, we must also understand that feeling fully alive means that we must come to fresh insight about the contrary of aliveness, which is deadness. Both aliveness and deadness are part of the same fabric of being. But how do we talk about them? Or do we leave these unnamed? For Ann Belford Ulanov, aliveness is to make something of what we hear, and to hear what we hear makes of us. Working on oneself enlarges; thus, society as psychological work and spiritual practice form a kind of social action. Our heart becomes unshuttered making new depths possible for the self and others.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.99" Width: 7.19" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687494664 ISBN13 9780687494668
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More About Ann Belford Ulanov
ANN BELFORD ULANOV, a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice, is the Christiane Brooks Johnson Memorial Professor of Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
Ann Belford Ulanov currently resides in the state of New York.