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King Warrior Magician Lover

Author: Robert L Moore and Douglas Gillette

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Ksh 1899

Brief Summary

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine.

The corporate "yes man," the wife-beater, the hot-shot male junior executive and…

Brief Summary

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine.

The corporate "yes man," the wife-beater, the hot-shot male junior executive and the emotionally distant father are all boys pretending to be men, observe the authors of this liberating guide to self-transformation. Writing within a Jungian framework, they perceive symptoms of "Boycaps per book psychology" all around us--in men's abusive behaviors, passivity and inability to act creatively. 

To help males become more nurturing and mature, Moore and Gillette identify four archetypes of masculine energies from myth and literature: the Lover, brimming with vitality and sensitivity; the Magician, guider of the processes of inner and outer transformation; the selfless and wise King identified with Adam or primordial man; and the Warrior, whose energies often go awry in destructive activity. Dream analysis, meditation, Jungian "active imagination" and ritual processes are among the tools set forth in a clear, concise map to territories of masculine selfhood.

 

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