By Victor White
Publsihed by Collins Fontana Books
Paperback, 110mm x 180mm, 287 pages
‘Freud, Jung & God’, ‘Devils and Complexes’, ‘The Analyst & the Confessor’, these are only three of the arresting subjects treated in this book;
The need for an encounter between the Priest and the Psychologist is widely recognised; Victor White was well fitted to discuss their problems since he was a Dominican Priest who was first introduced to the world of depth psychology by personal circumstance. This book contains his reflections on the subject over twelve years.
Already well know as an ardent stunt of perennial philosophy, especially as represented by Aristotle and Aquinas, and as a stimulating exponent of catholic theology, the author here discusses what Catholic theology has to offer to the new psychology and what account it may take of it.
The book is addressed to the general reader, but Professor Jung has written that ‘the psychologist and particularly the medical psychotherapist will be able to glean a rich harvest of knowledge from it’