Free class on mysticism and psychology

A Star-stained Mirror

Just a quick heads up for you, dear reader, to let you know Coursera is planning to run a free online class called

Modern European Mysticism and Psychological Thought

The lecturer is from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, starting date to be confirmed.

I don’t have time to reduce this to a synopsis, so here’s the description on the Coursera website:

In the revival of mysticism today, mysticism has become more psychological while psychology is increasingly interested in mysticism. This course will provide an entry into the complex world of modern mysticism, through studying its psychological thought. We shall begin with exploring the interpretations of mystical experience offered by psychoanalysts in the twentieth century, starting with Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung and ending with contemporary thinkers such as James Hillman. However, we will see that the European mystical traditions, including Kabbalah in the Jewish world and those of the Catholic…

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