Capturing the Essence of Jung’s Psychology of Religion

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“He is in us and we in him” (Jung, 2012, p. 75).

Jung (2012) explicated the value of religion in terms of the archetypes that it offers. He presented the Christ figure as the “embodiment of the God-image” (p. 77), which is the potential that lies dormant within each individual. This ultimate possibility or self has been articulated in the Buddhist tradition as Buddha…