Job : Jung's Answer to Job : A Commentary Paperback

A Commentary

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Job : Jung's Answer to Job : A Commentary

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Greeted with controversy on its publication, Answer to Job has long been neglected by many serious commentators on Jung. This book offers an intellectual and cultural context for C.G.Jung's 1952 publication.
In Jung's Answer to Job: A Commentary, the author argues that such neglect is due to a failure to understand Jung's objectives in this text and offers a new way of reading the work. The book places Answer to Job in the context of biblical commentary, and then examines the circumstances surrounding its compositions and immediate reception. A detailed commentary on the work discusses the major methodological presuppositions informing it and explains how key Jungian concepts operate in the text. Jung's Answer to Job: A Commentary unravels Jung's narrative by reading it in the chronological order of the biblical events it analyses and the book to which it refers, offering a comprehensive re-reading of Jung's text. An original argument put across in a scholarly and accessible style provides an essential framework for understanding the work.
Whilst taking account of the tenets of analytical psychology, this commentary underlines Answer to Job's more general significance in terms of cultural history. It will be invaluable to students and scholars of analytical psychology, the history of ideas, intercultural studies, comparative literature, religion and religious studies.

Job : Jung's Answer to Job : A Commentary by Paul Bishop was published by Taylor& Francis Ltd in October 2002 and is our 37592nd best seller. The ISBN for Job : Jung's Answer to Job : A Commentary is 9781583912409.

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Page last updated 18th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherTaylor& Francis Ltd (October 2002)
Number of Pages240
Thickness19 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1179425
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