Chapter 1 What if there is a road-map to personal growth? What if that map exists in our culture's literature?
Chapter 2 An overview of the six archetypal stages and what it means to work with archetypes.
Chapter 3 A discussion of the individual stages: The Innocent.
Chapter 4 The Orphan: Looking for something to attach to.
Chapter 5 The Pilgrim: Looking for meaning.
Chapter 6 The Warrior-Lover: The twinned attributes of love and decisiveness that must be mastered, even if they seem contradictory at first sight.
Chapter 7 The Monarch Pair. The alliance between the King and Queen, 'male' power and 'female' compassion.
Chapter 8 The Magician: Bringing out the best in others.
Chapter 9 The Road to Magician Level, and the Role of the Ego.
Chapter 10 The Archetypes and their Sub-Stages.
Chapter 11 Where Did these Ideas Come From? A specific assessment of how this theory of the stages came about, the empirical research, and a case history.
Chapter 12 The Stages as Reflected in Literature. The Odyssey, the Oresteiad, Sophocles' Oedipus, the New Testament, and Sir Gawain.
Chapter 13 The Literature, the Modern Period: Shakespeare, Marlowe, James, Dickens, Conrad, and J. K. Rowling.
Chapter 14 What the Literature has Shown: The way we human beings make sense of our life-journeys.
Chapter 15 Identifying Stages of Development in Oneself and Others: And why this is essential.
Chapter 16 Love and Creativity: How to nurture them, and the way towards peace.