The author offers exploration of self and practical guidance dealing with the dark side of personality based on Jung's concept of "shadow," or the forbidden and unacceptable feelings and behaviors each of us experience.
Connie Zweig, Ph.D., is a Jungian-oriented counselor and non-denominational minister in Los Angeles. She is the coauthor of the bestselling Meeting the Shadow and Romancing the Shadow. She has taught nationwide about human spirituality, religious abuse and disillusionment, and shadow-work. Jeremiah Abrams has worked for the past twenty years as a Jungian therapist, dream analyst, writer, counselor, and consultant. He is currently the director of the Mount Vision Institute, a Center for Individuation, in Sausalito, California. He lives with his wife and two children in Northern California. He is author of the collected volume Reclaiming the Inner Child.
Meeting The Shadow Connie Zweig Prologue
Jeremiah Abrams and Connie Zweig Introduction: The Shadow Side of Everyday Life
Part One. What Is the Shadow?
Introduction 1. Robert Bly The Long Bag We Drag Behind Us 2. Edward C. Whitmont The Evolution of the Shadow 3. D. Patrick Miller What the Shadow Knows: An Interview with John A. Sanford 4. Anthony Stevens The Shadow in History and Literature 5. John A. Sanford Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 6. Marie-Louise von Franz The Realization of the Shadow in Dreams 7. William A. Miller Finding the Shadow in Daily Life
Part 2. Shadow-Making: Forming the Disowned Self in the Family
Introduction 8. Harville Hendrix Creating the False Self 9. Robert M. Stein Rejection and Betrayal
10. Kim Chernin The Underside of the Mother-Daughter Relationship 11. John A. Sanford Parenting and Your Child's Shadow
Part 3. Shadow-Boxing: The Dance of Envy, Anger, and Deceit
Introduction 12. Christine Downing Sisters and Brothers Casting Shadows 13. Daryl Sharp My Brother/Myself 14. Maggie Scarf Meeting Our Opposites in Husbands and Wives 15. Michael Ventura Shadow Dancing in the Marriage Zone
Part 4. The Disowned Body: Illness, Health, and Sexuality
Introduction 16. John P. Conger The Body as Shadow 17. John C. Pierrakos Anatomy of Evil 18. Larry Dossey The Light of Health, The Shadow of Illness 19. Alfred J. Ziegler Illness as Descent into the Body 20. Adolf Guggenbühl-Craig The Demonic Side of Sexuality
Part 5. The Shadow of Achievement: The Dark Side of Work and Progress
Introduction 21. Bruce Shackleton Meeting the Shadow at Work 22. John R. O'Neill The Dark Side of Success 23. Adolf Guggenbühl-Craig Quacks, Charlatans, and False Prophets 24. Marsha Sinetar Using Our Flaws and Faults 25. Chellis Glendinning When Technology Wounds 26. Peter Bishop Wilderness as a Victim of Progress
Part 6. Meeting Darkness on the Path: The Hidden Sides of Religion and Spirituality
Introduction 27. Brother David Steindl-Rast The Shadow in Christianity 28. William Carl Eichman Meeting the Dark Side in Spiritual Practice 29. Katy Butler Encountering the Shadow in Buddhist America 30. Georg Feuerstein The Shadow of the Enlightened Guru 31. W. Brugh Joy A Heretic in a New Age Community 32. Liz Greene The Shadow in Astrology 33. Sallie Nichols The Devil in the Tarot 34. John Babbs New Age Fundamentalism
Part 7. Devils, Demons, and Scapegoats: A Psychology of Evil
Introduction 35. C. G. Jung The Problem of Evil Today 36. Rollo May The Dangers of Innocence 37. M. Scott Peck Healing Human Evil 38. Stephen A. Diamond Redeeming Our Devils and Demons 39. Ernest Becker The Basic Dynamic of Human Evil 40. Andrew Bard Schmookler Acknowledging Our Inner Split
Part 8. Enemy-Making: Us and Them in the Body Politic
Introduction 41. Sam Keen The Enemy Maker 42. Fran Peavey (with Myrna Levy and Charles Varon) Us and Them 43. Susan Griffin The Chauvinist Mind 44. Audre Lorde America's Outsiders 45. Jerome S. Bernstein The U.S.-Soviet Mirror 46. Robert Jay Lifton Doubling and the Nazi Doctors 47. Adolf Guggenbühl-Craig Why Psychopaths Do Not Rule the World 48. Jerry Fjerkenstad Who Are the Criminals? 49. James Yandell Devils on the Freeway
Part 9. Shadow-Work: Bringing Light to the Darkness Through Therapy, Story, and Dreams
Introduction 50. James Hillman The Cure of the Shadow 51. Sheldon B. Kopp Tale of a Descent into Hell 52. Joseph Cambell The Belly of the Whale 53. Gary Toub The Usefulness of the Useless 54. Karen Signell Working with Women's Dreams 55. Janice Brewi and Anne Brennan Emergence of the Shadow in Midlife 56. Daniel J. Levinson For the Man at Midlife 57. Liliane Frey-Rohn How to Deal with Evil
Part 10. Owning Your Dark Side Through Insight, Art, and Ritual
Introduction 58. Ken Wilber Taking Responsibility for Your Shadow 59. Robert Bly Eating the Shadow 60. Nathaniel Branden Taking Back the Disowned Self 61. Hal Stone and Sidra Winkelman Dialogue with the Demonic Self 62. John Bradshaw Taming the Shameful Inner Voice 63. Barbara Hannah Learning Active Imagination 64. Linda Jacobson Drawing the Shadow 65. Denna Metzger Writing about the Other
Jeremiah Abrams Epilogue
Notes Bibliography Permissions and Copyrights Contributors About the Editors
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