Books: Feeling Jung

JUNG AND THE STORY OF OUR TIME by LAURENS VAN DER POST 276 pages. Pantheon. $10.

If Sigmund Freud was the Moses of Old Testament psychiatry, Carl Jung was its presumptive Joshua. Freud led modern man to the promising territory of the unconscious mind, but, destined to play the Wandering Jew, he was denied his share of milk and honey. Instead, there was the bitter pessimism of his Civilization and Its Discontents. Jung, the son of a Swiss Protestant clergyman, was born with a spiritual sweet tooth. He had a craving to heal...

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