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psychology of religious mysticism

James Henry Leuba

psychology of religious mysticism

by James Henry Leuba

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Published by Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


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Statement(by) James H. Leuba.
SeriesInternationallibrary of psychology, philosophy and scientific method
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Open LibraryOL13968838M

“What he’s making is an incredibly modern, intimate, psychological diagnosis of the human condition.” “I think that the most important contributions, the best books, in the philosophy of religion are these two little books that David Hume writes” “About an enormous movement when Greek works of science and philosophy were translated. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leuba, James H. (James Henry), Psychology of religious mysticism. London ; Boston: Routledge and K. Paul,

Sigmund Freud's views on religion are described in several of his books and regarded God as an illusion, based on the infantile need for a powerful father figure; religion, necessary to help us restrain violent impulses earlier in the development of civilization, can now be set aside in favor of reason and science. 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: 3.

Spirituality Behind the quest for spirituality lies a growing need for passion and depth in our lives. That's why, David Elkins argues, psychotherapy still has a thing or two to learn from religion.   Many of you have been asking me to summarise Jung on Religion. It is a difficult task as it is a complex topic, but today, I attempt to summary Jung on Religion in 9 key points. There is a religious instinct in all human beings – an inherent striving towards a relationship with someone or something that transcends human power (a higher force.


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From the Publisher. An unbiased, comprehensive introduction to the psychology of religion. This book integrates clinical, theoretical, and empirical literature, as well as biographical information of the lives of significant psychologists and their works. It contains new research on meditation, the correlational study of religion, Cited by: of over 3, results for Books: Religion & Spirituality: Religious Studies: Psychology Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and.

Books shelved as psychology-of-religion: The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James, The Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud, Handbook of. The hortatory, apologetic, and romantic character of most of the literature on religious mysticism accounts for its scientific insignificance.

Mysticism has suffered as much at the hands of its admirers as at the hands of its materialistic enemies. est, most accurate, and user-friendly book available on the psychology of religion. As in the first two editions, I speak directly to the student, while at the same time addressing some points to my colleagues that I hope will affect them, the psychology of religion, and psychology File Size: 4MB.

The book talks about the interdependency of religion on the human psyche, written from an analytical perspective of religion as something more than an entity that is man-made.

In addition to some deep reflections on the inherent nature of original religious experience, Jung devotes a large aspect of the narrative to uncovering dream symbols/5. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality ® publishes peer-reviewed, original articles related to the psychological aspects of religion and spirituality.

The journal publishes articles employing experimental and correlational methods, qualitative analyses, and critical reviews of the literature. Starbuck’s now classic book, The Psychology of Religion (), and a year before Freud’s pivotal The Future of an Illusion (), that the Hartford Seminary Foundation in ConnecticutFile Size: 1MB.

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.

However, during this period there were writings by what might be called the “grand theorists” of religion (FreudJung ; see Wulff for a complete presentation of these), but these writings did little to advance the psychology of religion in the stricter, data-based Size: KB.

An excellent book on the subject of religion and medicine is “Deadly Doctrine: Health, Illness, and Christian God-Talk” by Wendell W.

Watters, M.D. I read it a few years ago, but if I remember correctly he doesn’t use extreme or fundamentalist versions of Christianity in his analysis, but the mainstream Anglican dogma he was raised with. This edition includes samples of the experimental and statistical studies of religious problems, including the author's own study of the strength of religious beliefs.

This edition also pays more 4/5(1). 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 religious studies, or psychology of religion for theology, or those who are just keen to understand religion further.

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National Emergency Library. Top The psychology of religious mysticism by Leuba, James Henry, Publication date Topics Mysticism, Psychology, Religious PublisherPages: This book, the first of a groundbreaking series, provides a solid theoretical and empirical grounding from the psychology of religion and spirituality to the emerging field of workplace spirituality.

Leading researchers in the psychology of religion. In subsequent decades, books on the neuro-psychology and neuro-physiology of the God experience proliferated as scientific investigators into the origins of mysticism began studying those parts of the brain related to intense religious feelings.

Religion, by and large, represents society’s attempts to answer those questions. While it isn’t always able to achieve that goal—many religious claims can be disproven by Psychology Today.

Some have said people seek religion to cope with a fear of death, others call it the basis for morality, and various other theories abound. But in a new book, a psychologist who has studied human. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages 23 cm. Contents: Mysticism and religion, an introduction --Mystical ecstasy as produced by physical means --The yoga system of mental concentration and religious mysticism --Christian mysticism --The motivation of Christian mysticism --The methods of Christian mysticism --The moral development of the great.

The book’s distinctive teaching/learning presentation: Discusses non-Western religious traditions in addition to Christianity. Balances theoretical literature with empirical research on each topic. Reviews contemporary research and debates in psychology and religion.

Examines developmental approaches to religious and spiritual : Springer-Verlag New York.Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals.

The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human .In book: Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, pp tradition of research on spirituality in theology and the existence of detailed publications and research concerning psychology of Author: David Wulff.