Acadia Senior College

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Myth, Psyche, and Us

William Bigelow

Maine Coast Heritage Trust, 1034 State Highway 102, Somesville
Who or what are the gods and goddesses? Why do their stories, after 3,000 years, continue to connect us with wisdom and meaning? Using the insights of psychiatrists Carl Jung and Jean Shinoda Bolen, the class will explore mythology and what the gods and goddesses have to do with life in the 21st century. No previous knowledge of mythology or psychology is necessary.
About the instructor

William Bigelow has a MDiv degree from Andover-Newton Theological School and studied for five years at the C. G. Jung Institute, Boston. For thirty years, he served as minister and pastoral counselor for several churches on Mount Desert Island. This course is his tenth for Acadia Senior College.

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