This paper explores varieties of spiritual emergency as a process of profound psychospiritual transformation.
“I’ll be talking about myself! I’ll probably go mad after giving this paper.”1 This refrain went round and round in his head. The paper was on the ‘Importance of the Unconscious in Psychopathology’. The year was 1914. World War I was about to break out. Carl Jung was preparing to give a lecture in Aberdeen, Scotland, invited by the British Medical Association.