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By Michael Gruber,Robert Sardello

starting with a attention of Nietzsche’s inflammatory and important perception that the trendy global is framed by way of the loss of life of God, Michael Gruber confronts modern disenchantment and its worthy offspring, the “universalization of terror.” via making fact relative, negating the price of good looks, and rendering questions on the nice doubtful if now not out of date, terror permeates all features of our psychosocial lifestyles with the specter of dehumanization. in line with this terror, that is the basic temper of our time, Gruber advocates re-imagining our future as a direction of initiation.

Describing an internal awakening to the religious global, whose earthly manifestation of its inherent divinity invitations and necessitates our wide awake participation, Gruber deals readings and practices that advertise the incarnation of “noble souls.” touching on the paintings of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner, An Unknown Destiny describes how psychotherapy can circulation past therapeutic the ego to transcending the ego. Gruber indicates how starting the soul to meditative or intuitive types of pondering can give a contribution to the improvement of recent soul colleges of belief and to the adventure of ethical freedom. most vital, he indicates how the unfinished and continually evolving secret of Golgotha can encourage the emergence and presence of contemporary people infused with Christ consciousness―reverence, knowledge, peace, and love.

“An Unknown Destiny is sort of a flow of clean water within which all psychotherapeutic ways may do good to immerse and probably rework. Gruber’s studying of the works of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner about the realm of terror that pervades our global, is not just a travel de strength of mirrored image upon the writings of those seminal figures, yet a transparent and hugely available one. Michael Gruber has performed a good 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 indicate the relationship among psychotherapy and the trail of initiation acceptable to our time. during this method, he locates the basic religious demanding situations from our best thinkers. Gruber has an appreciation of the mythic that methods, now and then, that of A.K. Coomaraswamy. yet he does extra. He indicates how dwelling considering, the clean adventure of being, and the awakening from technology’s hypnotic thrall, can all develop into realities for us. In doing so, Gruber clears a course for the self-aware person to turn into not a passive recipient of mass tradition, yet some extent resource of affection and wisdom.”

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

“Michael Gruber has written a really impressive, courageous-beyond-belief publication. He indicates how sleek psychology serves terrorist buildings of awareness. He extra indicates that just a really religious psychology can holiday via those varieties. His artistic examining of Nietzsche opens the trail of treatment as glossy 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 technique them anew. eventually, his figuring out of Heidegger indicates the right way to the imaginal fact of the cohesion of person–world. a really leap forward book!”

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

Foreword by means of Robert Sardello, Ph.D.

  1. “From Ornithology to a Love preferrred: 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 ache: 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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