Reading and its rituals became acts of resistance; as the Italian psychologist Andrea Devoto noted, “everything could be treated as resistance because everything was prohibited.”
This text is a piece of “industrial psychology” aimed at business executives, but all of the issues that it raises are pertinent to the work of clergy. Chapter topics include “Growth,” “Service,” “Office,” “Authority,” and “Subtle Power,” among others. Hillman is a Jungian analyst and depth psychologist. [via]
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