By Edward Tick, Ph.D.
This top-rated book teaches how to truly heal war trauma in veterans, their families, and our communities.
Drawing on history, mythology, and soldiers’ stories from World War I to Iraq, it affirms the deep damage war does to the psyche and addresses how to reclaim the soul from war’s hell.
Table of Contents:
Part I: The Soul in War
Chapter 1: War, Trauma, and Soul
Chapter 2: The Mythic Arena of War
Chapter 3: War as a Rite of Passage
Chapter 4: Ancient Myth and Modern War
Chapter 5: The Soul in Slaughter
Part II: From Myth to Reality
Chapter 6: Inside PTSD: Identity and Soul Wound
Chapter 7: Eros and Aesthetics in Hell
Chapter 8: Relations With the Missing and the Dead
Chapter 9: The Soul of the Nation
Chapter 10: Warrior or Soldier, Hero or Waste?
Part III: The Long Road Home
Chapter 11: The Soul’s Homeward Journey
Chapter 12: Purification and Cleaning
Chapter 13: The Healing Power of Storytelling
Chapter 14: Restitution in the Family and the Nation
Chapter 15: Initiation as a Warrior
Chapter 16: War in Religion and Spirituality
Includes an index of cited veterans and survivors. 272 pages. Softcover. 2006. PRICING: $19.95. SPECIALS: 10 copies for $179.95; 100 copies for $1,595.95. Please see the Product Options box above when ordering.