The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling

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Random House Incorporated, 1996 - Psychology - 334 pages
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A journey into the essential mystery at the center of every life--the search for calling--The Soul's Code takes a new look at age-old themes, providing a radical, frequently amusing, and highly accessible path to realization through an extensive array of examples. Hillman ecnourages readers to discover the "blueprints" particular to their individual lives, certain that there is more to life than can be explained by genetics or environment.

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User Review  - W. Michael Gear - Goodreads

In some ways, this book is more about "being called" into a spiritual life, than it is about "calling." As usual, Hillman takes his reader on a journey of illumination. Read full review

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User Review  - Robin Billings - Goodreads

James Hillman offers observations on the human experience and the nature of the mind that stands outside of the mainstream of American psychology, refreshingly so, with its current emphasis upon ... Read full review

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A world-renowned lecturer, teacher, author, Jungian analyst, and former director of the Jung Institute, James Hillman was born in New Jersey and spent much of his life in Europe. He is the author of over twenty books, translated into ten languages, including The Myth of Analysis and Reinventing Psychiatry (nominated for a Pulitzer in 1975). He lives in Thompson, Connecticut, and is the father of four.

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