Nature and the Human Soul

Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World
CD - unabridged
Audio (21 discs)
Product Number: DD35641
Released: Dec 19, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781541419612
Narrator/s: Matthew Josdal
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Addressing the pervasive longing for meaning and fulfillment in this time of crisis, Nature and the Human Soul introduces a visionary ecopsychology of human development that reveals how fully and creatively we can mature when soul and wild nature guide us. Depth psychologist and wilderness guide Bill Plotkin presents a model for a human life span rooted in the cycles and qualities of the natural world, a blueprint for individual development that ultimately yields a strategy for cultural transformation. With evocative language and personal stories, including those of elders Thomas Berry and Joanna Macy, this book defines eight stages of human life-Innocent, Explorer, Thespian, Wanderer, Soul Apprentice, Artisan, Master, and Sage-and describes the challenges and benefits of each. Plotkin offers a way of progressing from our current egocentric, aggressively competitive, consumer society to an ecocentric, soul-based one that is sustainable, cooperative, and compassionate. At once a primer on human development and a manifesto for change, Nature and the Human Soul fashions a template for a more mature, fulfilling, and purposeful life-and a better world.

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Author(s): Bill Plotkin, Ph.D.
Narrator(s): Matthew Josdal
Genre: Science, Self Help
Product Number Z100129824
Released: Dec 19, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541499614

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