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RELIGIOUS IDEAS IN ALCHEMY

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
  • 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, December 02, 2015
  • 9:30 PM
  • Jung Society Library, 5200 Cathedral Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
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  • Members who are either over 65 or are full time students with ID

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6 Wednesdays, Beginning October 28


Course

Roseanne Shepler

In Memories, Dreams, Reflections, Jung tells of recurring dreams with the same theme. He finds himself in an added wing of his house that was unfamiliar to him but that had been there all along. He came to realize that this unknown wing was an aspect of his own personality - of himself. This unconscious piece revealed itself as an interest for the study of medieval alchemy. The year was 1926, and Carl Jung spent the next 30+ years unraveling the mysteries of alchemy and how alchemy is a symbolic representation of the individuation process.


In this six-week course, we will read in Vol. 12 of the Collected Works Part III: "Religions Ideas in Alchemy". Included in this reading are the Basic Concepts of Alchemy, The Psychic Nature of the Alchemical Work, The Work, The Prima Materia, The Lapis-Christ Parallel, and the Alchemical Symbolism in the History of Religion. Please join!


Rosanne Shepler, LPC, LP, received her diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C.G. Jung Institute of New York in 2002. She also holds Master's degrees in Health Education and Counseling. Rosanne is on the curriculum committee and teaching faculty of the New York Institute and is a past President of JAWA. She has a private practice in Vienna, Virginia.

OUR MISSION

The Jung Society of Washington is dedicated to nourishing the human spirit and to serving the longing that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of hardship, imagination, struggle, and creativity.  We support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the primal impulse for personality integration that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation".  With a psychological lens, we deepen the discussion of social issues, history, and current events.  We encourage the development of greater self-awareness and creative expression—individually, in relationships, and within the community. 

JUNG SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON
5200 Cathedral Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016
CALL: 202-237-8109
EMAIL: jungsociety@jung.org

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LIBRARY HOURS
Tuesday: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
EMAIL: junglibrary@jung.org

DIRECTIONS
BY CAR: From MacArthur Blvd., turn east (away from the Potomac River) onto Cathedral at the light between Loughboro and Arizona. 


BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: D6 bus line.
Parking is available in the streets.
Entrance to the Jung Society library and office is from the side street, Hawthorne Place.


The Jung Society of Washington is a nonprofit educational institution. Although many of the Jung Society's programs involve analytical psychology and allied subjects, these offerings are intended, and should be viewed, as a source of information and education, and not as therapy. The Jung Society does not offer psychoanalytical or other mental health services.
Images of mandalas throughout this site were created by Carl Jung's patients between the years 1926 and 1945.

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