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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Psychology, Religious,
  • Symbolism

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Statementby Carl Gustav Jung.
SeriesTerry lectures
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. ;
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13525946M

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“A religious individual may most gloriously carry out his or her own rituals, as a part of his or her cultural identity, but the moment, that person starts to build a wall of separation between the self and the rest of humanity, coaxed by the textual commands of a scripture, the healthy religiousness turns into dangerous fundamentalism, which is a threat to both the self and the society.”. Jul 15,  · He is past president of the Psychology of Religion division of the American Psychological Association, and a recipient of its William James Award, Virginia Sexton Mentoring Award, and Distinguished Service Award. He is cofounder of The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, for which he has served as coeditor and book review 3/5(3). Psychology and Religion book. Read 78 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this book, Dr. Jung, who has been the author of some of /5. He is Past President of Division 36 of the American Psychological Association and a recipient of its William James Award. He has published several hundred articles and book chapters on the psychology of religion and has authored, co-authored, or edited thirteen volumes, all dealing with the psychology of religion. Kenneth Pargament.

In his book, Richard Noll makes the case that Jung promoted his psychological theories as a pagan religion, and asserts that one cannot be both a Catholic and a Jungian. The eminent Jewish theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber, had a lifelong interest in psychoanalysis, and may have attended the same Eranos conference with Jung in but his book, The Psychology of Religion, published in New York in by Charles Scribner’s, proved to be the stone that truly rippled the scholarly waters, for it was Starbuck who was the very first to use the actual term “psychology of religion.” An Indiana Quaker and a sequential product of Indiana. Dr. Carl Gustav Jung, author of some of the most provocative hypotheses in modern psychology, describes what he regards as an authentic religious function in the unconscious mind. Using a wealth of material from ancient and medieval Gnostic, alchemistic, and occultistic literature, he discusses the religious symbolism of unconscious processes and the possible continuity of religious forms that 4/5(3). he psychology of religion is the study and interpretation of recognized faiths using contemporary methods of Western psychology. The history of the discipline is divided into three main periods of research: From to World War II; post-war to the s; and to the present day.

courses in the psychology of religion, the establishment of new journals, books on clinical and health issues, and the development of psychology of religion research that interfaces the theory and topics of the mainstream discipline. These trends be-came visible after the establishment of APA Division 36, Psychology of Religion, in Keeping up with the rapidly growing research base, the leading graduate-level psychology of religion text is now in a fully updated fifth edition. It takes a balanced, empirically driven approach to understanding the role of religion in individual functioning and social behavior. Integrating Brand: Guilford Publications, Inc. Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality provides readers with a critical overview of what psychology tells us about religion and spirituality. It is concise without being simplistic, and the first such broad overview to be published for some by: 2. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Throughout history, scholars and researchers have tried to identify the one key reason that people are attracted to have said people seek religion to cope with a fear of death, others call it the basis for morality, and various other theories in a new book, a psychologist who has studied human motivati.