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

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Random House, 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  - Renée Damstra - Goodreads

Read. It was nice. It wasnt spectacular. I think the idea of an acorn holding its future as an oak inside itself is something I can relate to, and hold as comfort. And I enjoyed reading about all ... Read full review

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User Review  - The Elves - Goodreads

A friend of ours... dear Unique Individuals, ... was taking a psychology class at Sonoma State University in which one of Hillman's books was required reading. When the day for discussion of the book ... 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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