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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The inspiration for Thomas Moore (Care of the Soul), Hillman espouses a kind of altered or refined Jungian notion of the essential self to encourage readers to make real choices. Read full review

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Hillman has written ten books, but he is best known as the inspiration for Thomas Moore's Care of the Soul. Now, for this book on finding one's personal calling, he's getting a big print run himself. 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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