Jacob's Ladder: Essays on Experiences of the Ineffable in the Context of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Jacob's Ladder

Essays on Experiences of the Ineffable in the Context of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 1st Edition

By Josephine Klein

Routledge

290 pages

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Table of Contents

Jacob's Ladder -- Introduction—Bach and Handel, transparency and quiddity -- Methodology, language, focus, limits, assumptions, method -- To sing in the presence of a lion— to talk about the ineffable -- The experience of the Holy: Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans -- Unselfish love—some theories -- Love, some examples -- Blurred boundaries and bliss, union, communion and projective processes -- Beyond between within above— spatial metaphors and the intersect -- Processes in the intersect -- Will and attention -- Narcissism—the mystics' remedy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health