Lionel Corbett

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Lionel Corbett is a professor of depth psychology at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. He is the author of The Religious Function of the Psyche and many professional articles on the subjects of depth psychology, psychoanalytic self-psychology, and the work of C.G. Jung and religion. His work focuses on the integration of depth psychology and spirituality into a seamless whole.

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Lionel Corbett is a professor of depth psychology at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Drawing from the works of C.G. Jung, Lionel focuses on the integration of psychology and spirituality into a seamless whole. With Sounds True, Lionel has published the audio series Spirituality Beyond Religion: The Direct Experience of the Sacred. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Lionel and Tami Simon talk about numinous experiences and what they say about humanity’s innate need for a connection to the spiritual. They also speak on the role of suffering in our lives and how it can be seen as a call to move toward our respective destinies. Finally, Tami and Lionel discuss faith as a kind of inner knowing, as well as the importance of visionary experiences. (53 minutes)

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