By Edward C. Sellner
This ebook examines the concept that of the Double in historical past and literary resources, from the earliest identified literature, The Epic of Gilgamesh, to the lifestyles and writings of the 20th-century Beat author, Jack Kerouac. Drawing upon his wisdom of theology, Jungian psychology, literature, and the background of Christian spirituality, Ed Sellner exhibits how this internal determine, mirrored in these shut friendships among males as fathers and sons, brothers, mentors, courses, and fans is beneficial for all males of their trip towards religious that means and wholeness.
· This ebook might be a useful source for aiding readers determine major male figures of their lives with whom they adventure universal bonds.
· The strength mental and religious merits of constructing such relationships are proposed.
· In its concentration upon male spirituality, the ebook explores the character and intensity of intimate male bonds, and gives valuable insights into the character of masculinity.
· The variety of sexualities between males is tested, in addition to the intense damage performed to contributors and groups due to homophobic projections.
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The Double: Male Eros, Friendships, and Mentoring—From Gilgamesh To Kerouac by Edward C. Sellner