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Sunday Lecture

Mary Magdalene
and the Renewal of the God-Image

Presented by
Laurel Howe, MA

  Sunday,  3 PM - 6 PMJune 12th,  2016  
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NOTE: Begins one hour EARLIER than our usual events.  This is a 3 hour event.

Mentioned by name twelve times in the New Testament, Mary Magdalene fulfills a critical role in Jesus Christ's life, death, and resurrection.  The fact that Mary Magdalene is the first or among the first to see the risen Christ makes her especially alluring to the imaginations of church fathers and clerics, who greatly elaborate her image through the centuries, explaining to each other and their flock why a woman was given such an important role.  The way Mary piques the exegetes' imaginations reveals that she carries an important psychic reality for them and for us.  Her role in Biblical and Gnostic texts has profound symbolic meaning, not the least of which is the loving, realizing partner to the god-man.  Mary helps us see how masculine and feminine realms are both engaged in the mutual process of individuation and the evolution of the god-image.

Laurel Howe, MA is a Jungian analyst and sandplay therapist in private practice in Lakewood, Colorado.  She earned her analytic diploma at the Centre for Research and Training in Depth Psychology According to C.G. Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz, in Zürich.  She is a teaching member of the International Society of Sandplay Therapy and Sandplay Therapists of America.  Her book, War of the Ancient Dragon: Transformation of Violence in Sandplay, is forthcoming early 2016 from Fisher King Press.

Link to Laurel Howe's website


CEUs for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs
This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit
for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by
the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. (Provider No. 128546)
$20 payable at the door.

Space may be limited.
Pre-paid registration is recommended.
Refunds normally require 48 hours notice.


   Golden West College, Community Center, Room 102 (see MAP)   
in Huntington Beach, California
Time:  Registration and social gathering begin at 2:00 pm.
Lecture begins at 3:00 pm.
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(CEUs at the door are $20)


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