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The Stormy Search for the Self

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The Stormy Search for the Self by Christina Grof
Jun 01, 1992 | 288 Pages
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    Jun 01, 1992 | 288 Pages

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“A valuable tool for therapists and an aid to explorers.”
Brain/Mind Bulletin

“A brilliant and practical guide to inner transformation.”
—Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, author of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom

“A fascinating account of transformational processes. Essential reading for anyone interested in creative personal and social change.”
—Frances Vaughan, Ph.D., coeditor of Beyond Ego

Table Of Contents

The Stormy Search For The SelfAuthors’ Note


The Uninvited Guest: Christina’s Story
God in the Laboratory: Stanislav’s Story

Part One: The Stormy Search for the Self
1. What is Spiritual Emergency?
2. The Dark Night of the Soul
3. Encountering the Divine
4. Varieties of Spiritual Emergency
5. Addiction as Spiritual Emergency

Part Two: Charts for the Inner Journey
6. Spiritual Lessons from the Other Times and Cultures
7. Modern Maps of Consciousness

Part Three: Living in Two Worlds
8. Strategies for Everyday Life
9. Guidelines for Family and Friends
10. Who Can Help and How?
11. The Homecoming

Spiritual Emergence and the Current Global Crisis

Appendix I
The Spiritual Emergence Network

Appendix II
A Vision for a Twenty-Four-Hour Care Center

Appendix III
Spiritual Emergency and Mental-Health Professionals


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