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Title: Tension of Existence
Subtitle: An Analysis of Harry Williams' Responses to the Movement of Divine Presence
Author(s): GARDNER, Fiona
Journal: Studies in Spirituality
Volume: 29    Date: 2019   
Pages: 121-133
DOI: 10.2143/SIS.29.0.3286941

Abstract :
This paper uses some of the relevant ideas of the philosopher Eric Voegelin and the analytical psychologist Carl Jung as a theoretical and critical framework to reflect on and consider the mental breakdown and psycho-spiritual experiences of the theologian Harry Williams that allowed him to move from a state of spiritual closure to one of differentiation and spiritual opening that characterizes his writings. Each interpretive approach offers differing emphases yet together provide a seamlessly compatible way of understanding Williams’ emergence into his true nature and spiritual authenticity.

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