Working on What Has DecayedwithBetty Kovács

Books Mentioned In This Interview

betty kovacs the miracle of death: there is nothing but life carl jung modern man in search of a soul johann wolfgang von goethe collected works christopher marlowe the tragical history of dr. faustus sigmund freud the unconscious sean mcglynn kill them all: cathars and carnage in the albigensian crusade heartmath institute science of the heart andrew collins göbeckli tepe: genesis of the gods

Betty J. Kovács, PhD, taught symbolic/mythic language for twenty-five years. She has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Jung Society of Claremont, California, and sits on the Academic Advisory Board of Forever Family Foundation. Dr. Kovacs is author of Merchants of Light: The Consciousness That Is Changing the World, winner of The Scientific and Medical Network 2019 Book Prize and a Nautilus Silver Award. She has also written The Miracle of Death: There Is Nothing But Life. Her website is

Here she reflects upon World War II and the dark side of humanity’s psyche. She points out that working on the shadow must always begin with oneself. She emphasizes the necessity of connecting the intellect with one’s own heart. The legend of Faust exemplifies this principle. She also explains her visionary experience of Anubis, the jackal deity, who transforms decayed material within his own body.

(Recorded on August 4, 2020)

Published on September 2, 2020


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