About the Author

Marion Woodman

Marion Woodman is a writer, international teacher and workshop leader, and Jungian analyst. With over a half-million books in print, she is one of the most widely read authors on analytical and feminine psychology of our times. Marion Woodman is a graduate of the C.G. Jung...

Holding the Tension of the Opposites

Marion Woodman

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Embracing the Light and Dark Sides of Divine Consciousness

Life's great challenge, Marion Woodman says on Holding the Tension of the Opposites, is in developing an integration between the spirit and the body. From this integration there arises a divine "tension," allowing for a new consciousness to unfold.

Why is this integration so difficult? On Holding the Tension of the Opposites, Woodman shows how the Western religious traditions have split spirit from matter at the expense of what Jung described as our “shadow” side. How this shadow side is historically connected to goddess worship (the Latin word for "mother" is mater, the root word for "matter") is just one of the insights that Woodman offers on this unique, live presentation.

"Night is as precious as day," she says. By uniting both sides of the unconscious, we attune to those around us, and to the energy within the earth itself.

Topics include:

  • A fresh examination of the Garden of Eden myth
  • Why addicts yearn to transcend this earth
  • The crucifix as a symbol for holding the tension between light and dark
  • The dream archetype of the wolf
  • The Black Madonna as the manifestation of God in Matter

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Contents 1 Audio download (45 minutes)
Date Published April 01, 2007
ISBN-13 978-1-62203-024-8
Product Codes 0138w, w0138w, aw00138w

Customer Reviews

Date Added: Tuesday 9 September 2014
Although I'm just getting into the material, so far it is a great addition to my personal development materials and I couldn't be happier with my choice to purchase it. One thing about Sounds True that I love is the quality, variety, and convenience they consistently have to offer for personal/spiritual development. At this point, they're almost becoming a utility in my household given how much goodness we find here!
By Julia Joseph
Date Added: Monday 5 March 2012
This is an excellent, thoughtful, eloquent and deliberate conversation with a powerful seer of Truth. Marion Woodman speaks from the center of her being and cuts to the quick of the innate conflict of being human and how marrying seemlngly opposing energies creates an entirely new, third energy filled with possibility and Life.

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