By C. G. Jung
One among Jung's such a lot debatable works, Answer to Job additionally stands as Jung's such a lot vast observation on a biblical textual content. right here, he confronts the tale of the guy who challenged God, the fellow who skilled hell on the earth and nonetheless didn't reject his religion. Job's trip parallels Jung's personal experience--as suggested in The pink e-book: Liber Novus--of descending into the depths of his personal subconscious, confronting and reconciling the rejected features of his soul.
This paperback version of Jung's vintage paintings incorporates a new foreword through Sonu Shamdasani, Philemon Professor of Jung background at collage collage London. defined via Shamdasani as "the theology at the back of The purple Book," Answer to Job examines the symbolic function that theological techniques play in an individual's psychic life.
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Ra'anan S. Boustan and Annette Yoshiko Reed; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004),233-74. 26 On the cosmology of b. Hagiga, see Peter Schiifer, "From Cosmology to Theology: The Rabbinic Appropriation of Apocalyptic Cosmology," in Creation and Re-Creation in Jewish Thought: Festschriji in Honor ofJoseph Dan on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday (eds. Rachel Elior and Peter Schiifer; Tiibingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2(05), 39-58. 27 "Alfabet-Midrasch des R. Akiba. Erste Recension," in Bet ha-Midrasch (ed.
Moreover, since Yeshu's most important disciple is called Peter, that is "stone," Agobard's recension most likely wants to subtly (or not so subtly) imply that Jesus' hope in building his church on the rock of Peter (Mt. 16: 18: "You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church") was utterly misguided: Peter was called "stone" or "rock" because of the "severity and dullness of his mind," not because he became the foundation ofthe church. In fact, according to Agobard's version, there is no such foundation because Peter turned out to be a blockhead and Yeshu was killed by a stone.
30 Peter Schiifer editions have appeared in the Monumenta Germaniae Historica and van Acker's Agobardi Lugdunensis opera omniaP The titles and sequence of his works related to the Jews are as follows: 14 I. Consultatio et supplicatio de baptismo Judaicorum mancipiorum ("A Consideration and Entreaty Regarding the Baptism of Jewish Slaves"), a brief note written to the three officials Helisachar, chancellor of the empire, Adalard, abbot of Corbie, and his brother Wala, hence also called Consultatio ad Adalhardem, Walam et Helisachar (PL 104:99-106; MGH, Epistolae Carolini Aevi 3: 164-66; letter no.