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David Tacey

Professor David Tacey is an interdisciplinary scholar who works in the fields of philosophy, spirituality studies, analytical psychology, literature and sociology. David grew up in central Australia alongside Aboriginal cultures and has a life-long interest in indigenous issues. He is a specialist in Jungian studies and a founding member of the International Association of Jungian Studies. His books in this field include: Gods and Diseases; How to Read Jung; The Jung Reader; The Idea of the Numinous; Jung and the New Age; Remaking Men; and The Darkening Spirit: Jung, Spirituality, Religion. His most recent work is Religion as Metaphor, a symbolic reading of the Jesus story. His books have been published internationally and translated into Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portugese and French. He is Emeritus Professor of Humanities at La Trobe University, Melbourne and Research Professor of Public Theology at Charles Sturt University, Canberra.