Dreaming parables in conversation with Jung and Jesus, encouraging emotional and spiritual healing in pastoral counseling with the use of sacred texts
Joy R Samuels
The thesis of this Doctorate of Ministry project uses Carl G. Jung's dream analysis methods to unfold Jesus' parables in ways that encourage emotional and spiritual healing for parishioners in a pastoral counseling setting. Three aspects of Jung's dream analysis -- amplification, compensation, and context -- provided the framework for the creation of the Dreaming Parables Guide. The method of study followed a Sunday morning adult Bible class for eight weeks using the guide to explore Jesus' parables. The class participants found the Dreaming Parables Guide to be a helpful resource tool to enhance their experience of God as Healer and Holy.
Degree Granting Institution
Michael S Koppel
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