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  • Record Number: 18759
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ford-Grabowsky , Mary.
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  • Title: Angels and Archetypes: A Jungian Approach to Saint Hildegard [Jung’s psychological work on archetypes helps explain the elusive essence and role of angels in Christian theology. Hildegard’s vision of angels in her writings depict them as resembling archetypes in their dual nature, their affinity to divine energies, and their role in the individuation and salvation of the self. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: American Benedictine Review 41, 1 ( 1990): Pages 1 - 19.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Angels Developmental Psychology Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Individual Jung, Carl Gustav, Psychiatrist (1875-1961) Mystics Philosophy Psychoanalytic Theory Psychological Approach Self Spirituality Theology Women Authors
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: One Figure. Figure One Diagram (adapted from a manuscript illustration from Hildegard’s “Scivas”) depicting concentric rings of angels in an archetypal hierarchy, the angels at the outer edgings having more elaboration and detail than those in the middle rings.
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00027650