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By David M. Black

ISBN-10: 0415379431

ISBN-13: 9780415379434

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ISBN-13: 9780415379441

What could be received from a discussion among psychoanalysis and religion?

Freud defined faith because the common obsessional neurosis, and uncompromisingly rejected it in favour of "science." Ever seeing that, there was the idea that psychoanalysts are adversarial to faith. but, from the start, person analysts have puzzled Freud's blanket rejection of religion.

In this ebook, David Black brings jointly participants from quite a lot of faculties and pursuits to debate the problems. they convey a clean standpoint to the topic of faith and psychoanalysis, answering very important questions such as:

  • How do non secular tales hold (or distort) mental truth?

  • How do religions 'work', psychologically?

  • What is the character of spiritual experience?

  • Are there parallels among psychoanalysis and specific spiritual traditions?

Psychoanalysis and faith within the twenty first Century will be of serious curiosity to psychoanalysts, psychoanalytic therapists, psychodynamic counsellors, and an individual attracted to the problems surrounding psychoanalysis, faith, theology and spirituality.

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