The Allure of Gnosticism
The Gnostic Experience in Jungian Psychology and
Edited by Robert Segal, with June Singer
and Murray Stein
Allure of Gnosticism
is a collection of 16 essays illuminating Gnosticism in relation
to such issues as Jungian thought, the nature of evil, the place
of the feminine, communism and fascism, existentialism,
Christian scriptures, Kafka, and Buddhism.
contributions are rich and original in their different ways. The
authors, all eminent writers in their own field, are scholars,
Jungian analysts, university professors and lecturers, and one
Gnostic woman bishop. The interest of this book is both
historical and psychological."
of Analytical Psychology