1st Edition

Psychology and Western Religion

ISBN 9781138161924
Published January 27, 2017 by Routledge
316 Pages

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Book Description

Jung's principle interest was in the psychology of Western men and women. The son of a pastor, he was also deeply interested in their religious life and development. This selection of his writings enables us to understand his interpretation of Western religion as central to his psychological thought. The topics he covers include the Trinity, transformation symbolism in the Mass, the relationship between psychotherapy and religious healing, and resurrection.

Table of Contents

Contents: Editorial Note. Part One: A Psychological Approach to the Dogma of the Trinity Part Two: Transformation Symbolism in the Mass. Part Three: Psychotherapists or the Clergy. Psychoanalysis and the Cure of Souls. Brother Klaus. Letter to Pere Lachat. On Resurrection Part Four: Jung and Religious Belief. Contents of the Collected Works

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