Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Cosmic Christ and C.G. Jung’s Self-Concept
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
An Experiential Workshop
Led by Dr. Steven Herrmann
Suggested Donation: $25
To register, email Lonnie Moseley or call (510) 655‐1444.
This exciting and experiential workshop will help you find personal ways to embody the bold teachings of French Jesuit priest and mystical visionary, Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955), whose writings called for the blending of science and spirituality; and Carl Jung’s (1875-1961) groundbreaking teachings on the psychology of Self.
In this workshop you will gain direct access to these thinkers’ profound knowledge regarding ways of seeing how the Cosmic Christ (Teilhard) or Self (Jung) live as archetypes of meaning inside each person and in world-culture today.
You will come to see how Teilhard sought to merge science and religion into a single unitary theory of evolution. And similarly, how Jung had a complementary notion about the Self as a unitary archetype in the human psyche with cosmic and cultural significance.
Participating in the interactive lecture, lively discussion, and the sharing of personal experiences via writing and inward meditation will deepen your insight into the divergent, but also united, points of view of these two great visionaries for achieving peace within yourself and peace in the world.
Steven Herrmann, PhD., MFT, is a candidate in advanced training at the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. He has talked nationally and internationally and has published widely. His most recent book is “Spiritual Democracy: The Wisdom of Early American Visionaries for the Journey Forward.” “Spiritual Democracy” forms the foundation for what we will be exploring as a common point of complementarity in the writings of Teilhard and Jung. This experiential course is a concomitant to Dr. Herrmann’s October 25 Personal Theology presentation at UUCB: “C.G. Jung & Teilhard de Chardin: Peacemakers in An Age of Spiritual Democracy.”