Considered one of Jung's most controversial works, Answer to Job also
stands as Jung's most extensive commentary on a biblical text. Here, he
confronts the story of the man who challenged God, the man who experienced
hell on earth and still did not reject his faith. Job's journey parallels
Jung's own experience--as reported in The Red Book: Liber Novus--of
descending into the depths of his own unconscious, confronting and
reconciling the rejected aspects of his soul. This paperback edition of
Jung's classic work includes a new foreword by Sonu Shamdasani, Philemon
Professor of Jung History at University College London. Described by
Shamdasani as "the theology behind The Red Book," Answer to Job examines
the symbolic role that theological concepts play in an individual's psychic

C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F.C. Hull—Answer to Job - (From Vol. 11 of the

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