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2013 IEA Enneagram Journal

2013 IEA Enneagram Journal

How Science Can Help to Solve the Enneagram’s Credibility Problem

Introduction: The mission of the IEA is to create a world in which the Enneagram is widely understood and constructively used. So many in our community were delighted that CNN recently carried a report on the Enneagram1 because of the visibility such an article affords. However some, including the authors of this article, also rolled their eyes in despair [...]

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The Relationship Between Enneagram Type and Karen Horney’s Interpersonal Trends Measured as Compliance, Aggression And Detachment

Fauvre's (2000) premise that the Enneagram typology is 'neither random nor arbitrary, but rather maintains a quality and elegance in its inherent symmetry" motivated this researcher to examine if there was indeed such a symmetry especially in relation to the various Enneagram triads and Karen Horney's interpersonal trends. In an article Karen Horney Meets the Enneagram, Wagner (2001) offers [...]

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The Enneagram Map of the Human Psyche

Abstract: This article presents proof that the Enneagram topology constitutes a map of the human psyche. The significance of this finding is that it elevates the Enneagram from being merely one of a number of psychological models to a true map of the human psyche. The main insight gained is that just like all moving creatures need limbs like [...]

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Yielding, Pushing, Reaching, Grasping, and Pulling: How Our Type Expresses Itself Energetically

"The Ancients said that the animals are taught through their organs: let me add to this, so are men, but they have the advantage of teaching their organs in return." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Goethe 2001, p. 548). I came across the passage above while I was preparing this article. As I was engaged in exploring the often-overlooked role [...]

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful Essence, Teleology, and the Enneagram

Introduction: It is often said that the Enneagram is rooted in ancient wisdom traditions, and these roots are often touted as one of the reasons why the Enneagram is such a powerful system for understanding ourselves and others. However, some of the philosophical assumptions underlying the traditional teaching of the Enneagram face significant challenges from more-modern philosophy and science. [...]

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Deep Living: Transforming Your Relationship to Everything that Matters Through the Enneagram

Return to the most human, nothing less will nourish the torn spirit, the bewildered heart, the angry mind: and from the ultimate duress, pierced with the breath of anguish, speak of love. Deep Living, Roxanne Howe-Murphy's rich and welcoming introductory Enneagram book, provides a comprehensive path to inhabiting our lives, to returning to our humanness, and to living a [...]

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