The presence of a bridge is particularly evident in this chapter—both in man’s conception of the structure of the cosmos and in the relationships of the major components in the psyche as postulated and envisioned in analytical psychology. For in the cosmos there is God—the deus otiosus, a Being beyond mans capacity to comprehend him—and there are the bridging functions—the minor gods, or sons, or messengers-through whom communication between God and man is made possible.