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The Jung Society of Utah is a nonprofit organization that started providing lectures, workshop and education on Jung and depth psychological perspectives to the local community in 2009. Since then it has flourished and attracts between 175 and 300 people per event.

There is a deep sense of community amongst the creative, soulful and reflective participants. Please join us, and share in a sense of Eros for learning and connecting with fellow locals. The group explores a wide variety of topics that explore how to live and experience a meaningful and fulfilling life.

 

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Feed Your Creative Spirit. Contribute. Join. Your contribution will make an important difference for our future, as we invest in a foundation that will ensure our signature events continue for many years to come. Become a member for as little as $5 a month.


 

 

 

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As a non-profit, volunteers are the life blood of The Jung Society of Utah and we love our volunteers and all they do to keep the Society going. The following are our current volunteer needs. If you are interested in volunteering with us please contact Machiel Klerk at machielklerk@hotmail.com

 

 

 

The Mission

The mission of the Jung Society of Utah is to deepen the experience of the creative spirit through psychological and philosophical education, artistic expression, expansive perspectives and creation of
a soulful community.

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The Vision

A community of soulful people creating opportunities to fulfill dreams and discover new ways of sustainable being.

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Incredible Blog Posts by our Talented Members

Magic, Religion, and Jungian Thought: An LDS P...

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Charles Stanford

In 1994 the journal Dialogue published an article by Dr. Lance Owens: “Joseph Smith and Kabbalah: The Occult Connection.” One of Owens' sources was Early Mormonism and the Magic World View by D. Michael Quinn – who had been excommunicated the year before. Quinn's work had been used as source material for the popular anti-Mormon comic book The Visitors, so Owens was hitting a nerve. The mid 1990s in the Utah Mormon culture zone were also marked by lingering fears of Satanic cults (anyone who lived in Provo at the time probably heard all sorts of urban legends about goings-on in the old Academy building before it was renovated as the new city library). The word “occult” had picked up plenty of…

Playfully Reanimating Our World

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Andrea Jivan

“[Thus] men forgot that All deities reside within the human breast.” - William Blake, Plate 11, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell “Perhaps the most important thing we do is to help people promote their own creativity and also promote some sense of play, now when you’re dealing with people with serious illness it can be hard to remember that… but that’s really where we need to be.” - Dr. Richard Kradin, MD, Jungian & Freudian analyst, “Imagination and Medicine”- Lecture Series. Weeks of summer have passed in a year with no time for vacation. Perhaps this has happened to you, the months plod forward and you’re working, hard immersed in day to day matters, thoroughly…

Magic, Religion, and Jungian Thought: An LDS P...

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Charles Stanford

“Far away, across the fields The tolling of the iron bell Calls the faithful to their knees To hear the softly spoken magic spell” - Pink Floyd: “Breathe (Reprise),” Dark Side of the Moon Christianity has an uneasy relationship with magic, to greater or lesser degrees among its branches. Mormons are some of the wariest of all, which is ironic when you consider the origin of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The regions of North America that nurtured this faith have also hosted folk magic practices for hundreds of years. Since the rise of various new age movements, notably Wicca and Neopaganism, modern aspirants to magic have been attracted to these homegrown systems.…

Travel and Individuation

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Amanda Butler

“We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” - T.S. Eliot When I return home from traveling, my house always looks different. Intellectually I know that everything is just as I left it, but after being away, the most familiar place in the world to me seems “off” in some way, not how I remembered it. Maybe the shade of paint in the bedroom looks brighter somehow, I think. Or perhaps it’s the way the light from the kitchen window filters in across the table at this hour of day, a time when I’m not usually home. But…

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