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By Michael Gruber,Robert Sardello

starting with a attention of Nietzsche’s inflammatory and demanding perception that the trendy global is framed by means of the dying of God, Michael Gruber confronts modern disenchantment and its important offspring, the “universalization of terror.” by way of making fact relative, negating the worth of good looks, and rendering questions on the nice doubtful if now not out of date, terror permeates all elements of our psychosocial lifestyles with the specter of dehumanization. based on this terror, that is the elemental temper of our time, Gruber advocates re-imagining our future as a course of initiation.

Describing an internal awakening to the religious global, whose earthly manifestation of its inherent divinity invitations and necessitates our unsleeping participation, Gruber deals readings and practices that advertise the incarnation of “noble souls.” concerning the paintings of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner, An Unknown Destiny describes how psychotherapy can circulate past therapeutic the ego to transcending the ego. Gruber exhibits how commencing the soul to meditative or intuitive types of pondering can give a contribution to the advance of recent soul schools of notion and to the adventure of ethical freedom. most crucial, he exhibits how the unfinished and regularly evolving secret of Golgotha can encourage the emergence and presence of recent people infused with Christ consciousness―reverence, knowledge, peace, and love.

“An Unknown Destiny is sort of a circulate of clean water within which all psychotherapeutic techniques could do good to immerse and probably rework. Gruber’s studying of the works of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner in regards to the realm of terror that pervades our global, is not just a journey de strength of mirrored image upon the writings of those seminal figures, yet a transparent and hugely obtainable one. Michael Gruber has performed a superb carrier to psychotherapy. I realized a lot.”

Nathan Schwartz-Salant, Ph.D., Jungian analyst, writer of The secret of Human Relationship and The Black Nightgown

“Michael Gruber brings jointly key issues in Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner to show the relationship among psychotherapy and the trail of initiation acceptable to our time. during this manner, he locates the fundamental non secular demanding situations from our best thinkers. Gruber has an appreciation of the mythic that methods, from time to time, that of A.K. Coomaraswamy. yet he does extra. He exhibits how dwelling pondering, the clean adventure of being, and the awakening from technology’s hypnotic thrall, can all turn into realities for us. In doing so, Gruber clears a course for the self-aware person to develop into not a passive recipient of mass tradition, yet some degree resource of affection and wisdom.”

Michael Lipson, Ph.D, psychotherapist, writer of Stairway of Surprise

“Michael Gruber has written a very extraordinary, courageous-beyond-belief ebook. He exhibits how glossy psychology serves terrorist buildings of cognizance. He additional indicates that just a really non secular psychology can holiday via those types. His artistic examining of Nietzsche opens the trail of remedy as smooth initiation. His paintings with Rudolf Steiner finds the presence of pathologies of spirit which are nonetheless being approached as mental problems; and the way to procedure them anew. ultimately, his realizing of Heidegger exhibits how you can the imaginal truth of the cohesion of person–world. a very leap forward book!”

Robert Sardello, Ph.D., writer of Love and the World and Silence, cofounder and codirector of the varsity of religious Psychology

Foreword by way of Robert Sardello, Ph.D.

  1. “From Ornithology to a Love superb: Overcoming the Forces of Gravity, and the educating of Amor Fati”
  2. “Zarathustra’s Convalescence: Cognitive Expansions and internal knowledge”
  3. “With Nietzsche at the street from Revenge to Redemption”
  4. “Traumatic soreness: Psychotherapeutic dialog among Mediumship and Soul knowledge”
  5. “Psychotherapy as a Vocation: Giving Voice to Soul”
  6. “Intuitive and Inceptual pondering: The Meditative Paths of Steiner and Heidegger”
  7. “While My judgment of right and wrong Explodes” ...

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