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Book Review: Dark Light of the Soul, by Kathryn Wood Madden

We run great risks when we ignore the spiritual and the divine in psychotherapy, argues Kathryn Wood Madden in Dark Light of the Soul, an exploration of the psychological journeys of Jacob Boehme and C.G. Jung. Our thanks to the journal Quadrant and reviewer Dennis Patrick Slattery for their kind permission to make this available online.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Shakespeare's Syzygy of Meaning (Prologue)

In his doctoral dissertation for the University of Peshwar, Pakistan, Ismail Wali enriches our understanding of Shakespeare's great work by mining the rich symbolic terrain of the syzygies, or complementary opposites, woven throughout the text. Further chapters will appear here in the coming months.

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A Tailor in the Cyclops' Cave?

Psychotherapist Steve Silverton offers a passionate defense of the improvisatory freedom of therapeutic professionals -- and consequently the freedom of those seeking care -- against the increasing pressure on those practicing beyond the currently validated therapeutic modalities. 

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The World's Worst Club

James Hollis reviews books by Charlotte Mathes and Mary Jane Hurley Brant, which address the difficult task of moving forward after the death of a child.  

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