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The Dream of the Cosmos. A Quest for the Soul

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  • Year: 2013
  • Price: 25,00 incl. 9% VAT
  • Language: English
  • Bound: 618 pp., softcover
About the Book
The Dream of the Cosmos is the story of a multi-layered quest to understand the causes of human suffering and to reconnect with a deeper reality than the one we inhabit in this physical dimension of experience. It seeks to answer the questions: “Who are we?” and “Why are we here, on this planet?” It is offered to those who are looking for something beyond the superficial values of our culture, who may be disillusioned with religious and secular belief systems as currently presented and who question political values which are deeply mired in the pursuit of power. It is written with two voices: one the voice of a personal quest and the other which explores the historical and psychological causes that have brought into being our present view of reality. Anne Baring
 
Review about The Dream of the Cosmos
Anne Baring has devoted her life to humanity’s recovery of the anima mundi – the soul of the world, and indeed its own soul. The Dream of the Cosmos is the climax of that quest, the fruit of a lifetime of thought and feeling, learning and vision. It is the story of a dramatic personal journey, but also an attempt to confront the greatest issues facing our time. Every page breathes her moral passion, her love of beauty, her spiritual aspiration, her deep care for the Earth. Above all, Anne Baring calls for a fundamental transformation in the way human beings live on this Earth and with each other. It would not be too much to say that this book is a cri de coeur from a place deep in the collective psyche that carries not only our past but our future. The Dream of the Cosmos pulses with the fierce tenderness and grave urgency of love for an infinitely precious new being struggling to be born. Richard Tarnas, author of The Passion of the Western Mind and Cosmos and Psyche
 
About the Author
Anne Baring (b. 1931) MA Oxon, Ph.D. is a Jungian analyst, author and co-author of seven books including, with Jules Cashford (1992), The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image. A recent book – Soul Power – written with Dr. Scilla Elworthy, offers an agenda for a conscious humanity. Her work is devoted to the recognition that we live in an ensouled world and to the restoration of the lost sense of communion between us and the invisible dimension of the Cosmos that is the source or ground of all that we call ‘life’. For more information, see also Anne Baring’s website: https://www.annebaring.com/