The Eternal Drama: The Inner Meaning of Greek Mythology

The Eternal Drama: The Inner Meaning of Greek Mythology

Edward F. Edinger


Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, Artemis, Athena—do the gods and goddesses of Greece have whatever to assert to us that we haven't already heard? during this e-book, in accordance with a sequence of his lectures, the eminent Jungian analyst and author Edward F. Edinger revisits the entire significant figures, myths, oracles, and legends of the traditional Greek faith to find what they could nonetheless reveal—representing, as they do, one of many non secular and mythic foundations of Western tradition. construction on C. G. Jung's statement that mythology is an expression of the private layers of brain and soul, Dr. Edinger follows the mythic pictures into their power manifestations in literature and on into our sleek lives. He unearths that the gods certainly proceed to talk as we develop in our ability to hear and that the myths exhibit the internal energies inside of we all up to ever. Heracles is without end appearing his labors, Perseus continues to be confronting Medusa, Theseus is perpetually stalking the Minotaur, and Persephone remains to be being carried off to existence in a brand new realm.

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