Spiritus Contra Spiritum

This phrase occurs in Carl Jung's written response to Bill Wilson's 1950's letter regarding Rowland H.'s alcoholism and subsequent recovery through a powerful spiritual experience.  Jung had told Rowland that the only hope for him was a profound spiritual experience  Spiritus in Latin means both alcoholic beverages, i.e., spirits, and the highest religious experience. In relating this simple phrase Jung confirmed for Bill that the A.A. program aimed at spiritual development and a spiritual awakening, as treatment for alcoholism, was the correct direction.  This confirmation from such a respected figure was extremely importasnt to Bill. 
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