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E21 Hans Trüb & Psychoanalysis at eye level with Paul Bishop

Hans Trüb is one of the unsung heroes of the early movement of Analytical Psychology. He was a pioneer of relational psychoanalysis or intersubjective psychotherapy ye...

E20 Rudolf Steiner & C.G Jung with Jonah C. Evans

In this episode, I speak to Jonah C. Evans about the ideas of Austrian social reformer, architect, and Christian esotericist Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) and how they re...

Seeds of Secular Christianity | Secular Christ Season 3 (Trailer)

In our third season of Secular Christ with Sean J. McGrath we go searching for the seeds of Secular Christianity. The series will go live in early 2024.

E19 Healing Fire: Orthodox Christianity and Analytical Psychology with Pia Chaudhari

In this episode, I speak to Pia Chaudhari about her book Dynamis of Healing: Patristic Theology and the Psyche published by Fordham University Press. Pia holds a docto...

A letter from Carl Gustav Jung to Sabina Spielrein

A letter from Carl Gustav Jung to Sabina Spielrein (1885-1942), 4th of December 1908.My Dear,I regret so much; I regret my weakness and curse the fate that is threaten...

E18 The Life and Work of Fritz Künkel with Sarah Larkin

In this episode, I am joined by Sarah Larkin to discuss the life and work of Christian depth psychologist Fritz Künkel (1889-1956). Sarah has a background in religious...

E17 Jung on Ignatius of Loyola’s spiritual exercises with Martin Liebscher

In this episode, I speak with Martin Liebscher from the Philemon Foundation. Martin is a Research Fellow in the German Department and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at th...

A mind free to explore with John A Sanford

This is an edited version of an old interview with Jungian Analyst and Episcopal priest John A Sanford (1929-2005). Sanford begins by defining his own understanding of...

In memory of Dora Gerson †

Eighty years ago this month the Berlin-born Jewish German cabaret singer and actress of silent movies Dora Gerson (1899-1943) was murdered with her family in Auschwitz...

E16 Etty Hillesum & C.G Jung with Barbara Morrill

"We never know what comes forward in a soul when the worst of the worst happens."   Episode description:Ever since I first read the diaries of Etty Hillesum (1914-1943...

C.G Jung and the Machine (Interviewed by Kaarle Nordenstreng, Feb 1961)

In February 1961, four months before his death, C.G Jung was interviewed at his home in Küsnacht by Kaarle Nordenstreng, a freelance journalist for the Finnish Broadca...

Divine folly - Jung's imitation of Christ (Excerpt Red Book, Chapter XIV)

A read excerpt from chapter XIV, "Divine Folly" of Jung's Red Book, Liber Secundus. In this chapter, Jung picks up Thomas à Kempis (1380–1471) book The Imitation of Ch...

The Christianity of C.G Jung - Online course starting Jan. 10th

Are you interested in a more intimate and in-depth exploration of the intersection of Jungian psychology and Christianity? Maybe you should consider joining the online...

E15 The depth psychology of Søren Kierkegaard with Dr. C. Stephen Evans

"The opposite of sin is faith in which one responds, you might say, appropriately to the call that comes to one. So faith is a kind of response. Faith is a passion. It...

E14 Jung's Answer to Job with Paul Bishop

"The six million dollar question is, what is this God that Jung is talking about? What is Yahweh? In effect, he's putting Yahweh on the couch.  That's the entire geniu...

Interlude: Church music † 2029

Church music 2029. A musical interlude by The Psychia†ry. 1. Move into our own - Nicole Mitchell 2. This and that and the other - African Head Charge 3. The carnival o...

"I have no quarrel with Christianity. I have lots of quarrel with how its presented." | Robert A Johnson

This is a sample of a video recording with Jungian Analyst Robert A. Johnson (May 26, 1921 – September 12, 2018) author of books such as Owning Your Own Shadow: Unders...

Summary of season 2 of 'Secular Christ' & Q&A with Sean McGrath

Edited recording of live Q&A and summary of season 2 of Secular Christ with Sean J McGrath. 

S2E5 The razor's edge of contemplative Christianity

What's the point of a Christian community? Why is community important for a contemporary contemplative Christian? In the final episode of the second season of Secular ...

S2E4 A letter to a young contemplative

Sean McGrath received an email from a young person who has been listening to Secular Christ asking: How can I keep growing spiritually through the Christ image, any wo...

S2E3 The self that cannot help itself

In the third episode, McGrath takes on the self-help industry and how its ideological spokespersons such as Jordan B. Peterson misses the point of grace and self-trans...

S2E2 Perverse Christianity and its remedy

McGrath examines how 2000 years of Christianity is a part of the problem and is accelerating a perversion as well as the possible remedy, by finding back to a more aut...

S2E1 Secular Christ season 2 | A sermon for the New age

Canadian Philosophy and Theology professor and former Catholic Monk Dr. Sean J. McGrath examine how to practice contemplative Christianity in the secular age.

C.S. Lewis & The Numinous

An audio clip from CS Lewis’ The Problem of Pain’, in which he explains Rudolf Otto’s classic work, The Idea of the Holy.

E13x Provisional names with Donald Carveth & Sean McGrath

This is extra material to Episode 13 about making conscience conscious with Donald Carveth and Sean McGrath.

E13 Making conscience conscious: A conversation with Donald Carveth & Sean McGrath

What’s the role of conscience, ethics, and morals in psychological development and individuation?

E12x Letters between Julius Spier & Etty Hillesum and exclusive essay

Extra material about the relationship between Jungian hand reader Julius Spier and Etty Hillesum.

E12 The Jungian hand reader Julius Spier with Alexandra Nagel

“Julius Spier is a hand reader, and hand reading in itself is looked down upon, dismissed, forgotten, ignored by regular science. Jungians have not paid attention to J...

E11 Wrestling with Christ: Roundtable Discussion with Murray Stein, Ann Conrad Lammers, and Paul Bishop

A bit more than a year into this podcast series, it felt like a good time to stop and reflect more deeply on Jung’s wrestle with Christianity, and how it is still rele...

Letters between C.G Jung and theologian Adolf Keller

Read excerpts from the letter correspondence between C.G Jung and Protestant theologian and Pastoral psychologist Adolf Keller.

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