Human Being and Becoming: Living the Adventure of Life and Love

Human Being and Becoming: Living the Adventure of Life and Love

by David G. PhD Benner


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Becoming fully human is a lifelong journey. It can also be an incredible adventure. Here internationally respected depth psychologist, spiritual guide, and personal transformation coach David Benner explores the mysteries of human being and becoming. Drawing on insights from science, philosophy, and forty years of experience integrating psychology and spirituality, he presents concrete steps for living in ways that move us toward wholeness. He also draws on mysticism, the perennial wisdom tradition, interfaith dialogue, and the contemplative Christian tradition, developing a robust spirituality that reveals how we can align ourselves with God's presence in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587433795
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,134,399
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David G. Benner (PhD, York University; postdoctoral studies, Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis) is an internationally known depth psychologist, author, spiritual guide, and personal transformation coach who lives in Toronto, Ontario. He has authored or edited more than thirty books, lectures widely around the world, and has held numerous clinical and academic appointments. Visit his website at

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Invitation to an Incredible Adventure
1. Being Human
2. Cosmic Interconnectedness
3. Meaning-Making
4. Mysteries of Personhood
5. Ego-Based Being
6. Heart-Based Becoming
7. Love at the Heart of Life
8. Living Wholeness
Epilogue: The Further Reaches of Wholeness

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