Drawing upon Carl Gustav Jung's work on the archetype and the collective unconscious, the Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS) is a pictorial and written archive of mythological, ritualistic, and symbolic images from all over the world and from all epochs of human experience. The collection of 17,000 photographic images, accompanied by commentary on their cultural and historical context, probes the universality of archetypal themes and provides a testament to the deep and abiding connections of all life.
Bright, optimistic, bountiful and brainy, it makes you reel with a
sense of wonder at the complexity of the human mind and soul... You
can't ask for more than that. * Creative Review *
... a potentially transformative reference work. * World of Interiors *
Yes, the 807 page book is a doorstop. But it is also a stairway to heaven. The amazing gift is not its weight or its cover, but what lies between: a tangible (r)evolution in consciousness. * HuffingtonPost.com *
...not just an interesting ecclesiastical read but a fascinating look at history through the eyes of ancient man. * 125 Magazine *