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By Michael Gruber,Robert Sardello

starting with a attention of Nietzsche’s inflammatory and important perception that the fashionable global is framed by means of the demise of God, Michael Gruber confronts modern disenchantment and its priceless offspring, the “universalization of terror.” by means of making fact relative, negating the price of attractiveness, and rendering questions about the great doubtful if now not out of date, terror permeates all elements of our psychosocial life with the specter of dehumanization. in line with this terror, that is the elemental temper of our time, Gruber advocates re-imagining our future as a course of initiation.

Describing an internal awakening to the non secular 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 establishing the soul to meditative or intuitive kinds of pondering can give a contribution to the advance of recent soul schools of belief and to the event of ethical freedom. most crucial, he exhibits how the unfinished and constantly evolving secret of Golgotha can encourage the emergence and presence of contemporary humans infused with Christ consciousness―reverence, knowledge, peace, and love.

“An Unknown Destiny is sort of a circulation of clean water within which all psychotherapeutic methods may do good to immerse and probably rework. Gruber’s examining of the works of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner in regards to 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 an excellent provider 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 means, he locates the basic religious demanding situations from our best thinkers. Gruber has an appreciation of the mythic that techniques, from time to time, that of A.K. Coomaraswamy. yet he does extra. He indicates how residing considering, the clean event of being, and the awakening from technology’s hypnotic thrall, can all develop into realities for us. In doing so, Gruber clears a direction for the self-aware person to turn into now not a passive recipient of mass tradition, yet some degree resource of affection and wisdom.”

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

“Michael Gruber has written a very extraordinary, courageous-beyond-belief booklet. He indicates how smooth psychology serves terrorist buildings of attention. He additional exhibits that just a really religious psychology can holiday via those types. His artistic interpreting of Nietzsche opens the trail of remedy as smooth initiation. His paintings with Rudolf Steiner unearths the presence of pathologies of spirit which are nonetheless being approached as mental problems; and the way to technique them anew. eventually, his realizing of Heidegger exhibits how one can the imaginal truth of the cohesion of person–world. a really step forward book!”

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

Foreword by way of Robert Sardello, Ph.D.

  1. “From Ornithology to a Love perfect: Overcoming the Forces of Gravity, and the instructing 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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