Psychological Perspectives on InitiationwithAndy Hilton

Books Mentioned In This Interview

andy hilton anthropology and mysticism in the making of initiation andy hilton perspectives on commoning

Andy Hilton is author of Anthropology and Mysticism in the Making of Initiation. He is also coeditor of the anthology, Perspectives on Commoning.

Here he illuminates the psychological conversation about initiation with a description of his own initiatory experiences during a nine month period about thirty years ago. He suggests a number of concepts that shed light on such experiences: individuation, passages, liminality, and cosmic consciousness. He describes the lengthy period he spent trying to understand and integrate this experience.

(Recorded on January 26, 2020)

Published on January 31, 2020


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