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By Paul Marcus

ISBN-10: 0275974529

ISBN-13: 9780275974527

This quantity offers a cause for a spiritually lively psychoanalysis. vintage international non secular literature is analyzed intensive exhibiting how Ecclesiastes, St. Augustine's Confessions, The Koran, the Bhagavad Gita, and others can increase psychoanalysis. Marcus argues that psychoanalysis is a concept and career in hindrance, partially as a result of its alienation from the religious and ethical philosophies contained in old non secular knowledge. This quantity provides the religious as a center measurement of the psyche, and the search for self-transcendence―meeting the consideration of the Infinite―as a quest inherent within the human condition.

Of targeted curiosity to these learning psychoanalysis, psychology, and spiritual stories, this quantity can also intrigue these learning the philosophy of religion.

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