Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 541–557 | Cite as

Apologia Pro Intermundia Sua

  • John Eric KillingerEmail author
Original paper


As a disquisition, Apologia Pro Intermundia Sua discusses a study of seven members of the clergy who have made or are making the transition out of parish ministry to engage the world as part of mainstream culture and their experience of being between worlds, or intermundia. This paper traces a path of using an imaginal approach by means of an alchemical hermeneutic methodology and transference dialogues to extend beneath the complexity of our knowledge and the knowledge of our complexity enfolded by reverie and fantasy. This paper also offers for consideration a proposal for an interventionless approach to the intermundia of clergy transitioning out of parish ministry.


Intermundia Vocational orphan Exile Stochastic being Interventionless 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Depth PsychologyPacifica Graduate InstituteSanta BarbaraUSA
  2. 2.WarrentonUSA

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