The Unfolding Self: Varieties of Transformative Experience

The Unfolding Self Varieties of Transformative Experience This book identifies the universal structures that underlie the varieties of transformative experiences much as William James did a century ago in The Varieties of Religious Experience Featuring doze

  • Title: The Unfolding Self: Varieties of Transformative Experience
  • Author: Ralph Metzner
  • ISBN: 9781579830007
  • Page: 450
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book identifies the universal structures that underlie the varieties of transformative experiences, much as William James did a century ago in The Varieties of Religious Experience Featuring dozens of illustrations, this book, now a One Spirit Book of the Month Club selection, is a brilliant cross cultural examination of the power of archetypal metaphors to nurtureThis book identifies the universal structures that underlie the varieties of transformative experiences, much as William James did a century ago in The Varieties of Religious Experience Featuring dozens of illustrations, this book, now a One Spirit Book of the Month Club selection, is a brilliant cross cultural examination of the power of archetypal metaphors to nurture profound experiences of transformation.

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    1. Ralph Metzner

      Ralph Metzner Ph.D is an American psychologist, writer and researcher, who participated in psychedelic research at Harvard University in the early 1960s with Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert later named Ram Dass Dr Metzner is a psychotherapist, and Professor Emeritus of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, where he was formerly the Academic Dean and Academic Vice president He received his undergraduate degree at Oxford University and his doctorate in clinical psychology at Harvard University, where he was also the recipient of an NIMH Post doctoral Fellowship in psychopharmacology at the Harvard Medical School He has a life long interest in the many different realms of consciousness and its modifications He is the author of The Well of Remembrance, The Unfolding Self, Green Psychology, Birth of a Psychedelic Culture with Ram Dass editor of two collections of essays on ayahuasca and on psilocybe mushrooms and author of a new series of seven books on The Ecology of Consciousness.

    194 thoughts on “The Unfolding Self: Varieties of Transformative Experience”

    1. Metzner presents twelve archetypal metaphors of transformative experience. There's nothing really groundbreaking in this book, but I felt that reading the descriptions of these archetypal images did tap my own inner place of connection with the transformative process.


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