New for Julian Jaynes Society Members! Online Member Events with special guests and open discussion.

We’ll be exploring a wide-range of topics related to Julian Jaynes’s theory with experts from a variety of different backgrounds. Space for each event is limited so be sure to RSVP! (must be logged in).

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Brian J. McVeigh – Evidence for the Bicameral Mind in the Old Testament

JJS Member Area

An interview with Brian J. McVeigh on his recent book The Psychology of the Bible and the evidence for the bicameral mind and the transition to consciousness in the Old Testament. The interview will be followed by Q&A with the event participants. Dr. McVeigh will generously be giving away copies of his latest book The Psychology of the Bible to the first 15 members to RSVP and attend this event.

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