VOL. 18 NO. 1 (WINTER 2018-19)





Included in this special edition are essays and articles derived from presentations at the conference “Recovering the Unconscious”, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, October 2016.  The conference was co-sponsored by the Clinical College of Colorado, the Colorado Analytic Forum of the Lacanian Field, the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory, and the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Denver.


Author Bios


Recovering the Unconscious


Hanging Garlands of Flowers on the Chains That Bind

Jeff Appel, University of Denver


Plundering a Theory of Trauma

Tad Delay, Metropolitan State University of Denver


Non-Ordinary States, Entheogens, and the Unconscious

Roger Green, University of Denver


Of the Ties That Bind

Nate Koser, Licensed Professional Counselor


Psychoanalysis, Veterans, and the Problem of the Real

Michael McAndrew


Essence, Alienation, and the Economics of Libido

Trevor Pederson


Freud’s Sociogenesis, and Ours

Alan Jay Richard, Realistic Living


Channeling Hate

Derek Cook, Thompson Rivers University


Additional Articles


The Modern Philosophers’ Paul

Ole Jakob Løland, University of Oslo


The Secularizing Ethos and the End of Biblical Authority

Joshua Ramos, University of Colorado, Denver


The Mythology of Afterlife Beliefs and Their Impact on Religious Conflict

Brigid Burke, Montclair State University


The Vertical Form

Oleg Komkov, Moscow State University


Framing Religious Conflict and Violence

Vivek Swaroop Sharma, Pomona College


Slow Journalism

James V. Spickard, University of Redlands