Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Psychology of Religion

Archetypes – What are Archetypes? Types of Archetypes

Archetypes Archetypes (according to Jung)¬†are mythological motifs in our consciousness which are ‘typical forms that appear spontaneously all over the world, independently of tradition, in myths, fairytales, fantasies, dreams, visions, and the delusional systems of the insane’. Jung revived the ancient Gnostic term ‘archetype’ for this phenomenon – it represented the ‘patterning tendency’ in the […]


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