Gilgamesh – Being Human
The Epic of Gilamesh is the oldest recorded story in the world, originally carved in cuneiform script on twelve stone tablets. The talk explores Gilgamesh's journey, from its beginning in, and return to Uruk, and how he evolved psychologically from all he discovered and was obliged to accept, including his own…
Scapegoats and the Kindness of Strangers
Child sexual abuse now seems to be widespread and it evokes primal responses in us all. Can a Jungian and depth psychology perspective shed any light on this behaviour and what has best practice revealed about working with those who perpetrate such acts? This day conference will allow us to explore…
Christian Cosmology: a Spirituality of Integration?
Fr. Dominic Wright discusses whether or not Christian cosmology is a spirituality of integration. His talk includes substantial discussion of dance and Gnosticism, which he asserts need not contradict more orthodox Christian theology.
Unknowing in Practice
Psychotherapists often find that they don't know what is happening in a session. Are there resources in ancient and medieval philosophy and theology that can help the therapist to be aware of the many ways of unknowing? This talk will also look at some contemporary philosophical and theological ideas.Psychoanalysis can be…