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  • Nervous Disorders and Religion

    A Study of Souls in the Making

    By John G. McKenzie

    Originally published in 1951, this title is a study in developmental psychology with special reference to the effect of various types of religion on mental health and religious experience. With instinct as a ‘disappearing category’ in the psychology of human nature, a new approach to the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Guilt

    Its Meaning and Significance

    By John G. McKenzie

    It is acknowledged by most students of human behaviour that the idea of guilt is closely connected with that of man’s freedom and responsibility. It is a theme of law-court and pulpit, a concern of psychoanalysis and probation officers, a growing pre-occupation of the novelist. Our era has even…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Personal Problems of Conduct and Religion

    By J.G. McKenzie

    Originally published in 1932, Professor McKenzie, author of ‘Souls in the Making’, had been deeply interested for years in helping those afflicted with nervous troubles, moral conflicts, or religious doubts. Each chapter of this book deals with some concrete problem which he had actually faced with…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Psychology, Psychotherapy and Evangelicalism

    By J.G. McKenzie

    Originally published in 1940, this is a contribution to the better understanding of Evangelical experience and doctrine. It is the author’s belief that the application of psychology to religion in general can make little or no further advance except through the study of particular types of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Christ and Freud (RLE: Freud)

    A Study of Religious Experience and Observance

    By Arthur Guirdham

    Originally published in 1959, this book is primarily concerned with the question of psychiatric factors in religion, and, conversely, with that of religious factors in psychiatry. It rejects the Freudian theory that religion is a form of obsessional neurosis. Though this latter hypothesis may…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Freud

  • Jung and Feminism

    Liberating Archetypes

    By Demaris S. Wehr

    Jung, in contrast to Freud, has typically been considered more sympathetic to women largely because of his emphasis on the feminine as a way of being in the world and on the ‘anima’, the unconscious feminine aspect of male personality. Feminists, however, have viewed Jung’s whole notion of the ‘…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of Radicalization and Terrorism

    By Willem Koomen, Joop Van Der Pligt

    Terrorism and radicalization have a long history, but in recent years their prominence has been a particularly conspicuous and influential feature of the global political landscape. This important book presents an overview of the processes involved in radicalization and terrorism, and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • Death and Bereavement Across Cultures

    Second edition

    Edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, William Young

    All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. In the West, traditional ways of mourning are disappearing, and although Western science has had a major impact on how people die, it has taught us little about the way to die or to grieve. Many whose work brings them into contact…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Reconsidering Johannine Christianity

    A Social Identity Approach

    By Raimo Hakola

    Reconsidering Johannine Christianity presents a full-scale application of social identity approach to the Johannine writings. This book reconsiders a widely held scholarly assumption that the writings commonly taken to represent Johannine Christianity – the Gospel of John and the First, Second and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Predatory Priests, Silenced Victims

    The Sexual Abuse Crisis and the Catholic Church

    Edited by Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea, Virginia Goldner

    The sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church captured headlines and mobilized public outrage in January 2002. But much of the commentary that immediately followed was reductionistic, focusing on single "causes" of clerical abuse such as mandatory celibacy, homosexuality, sexual repressiveness or…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge

  • William James and The Varieties of Religious Experience

    A Centenary Celebration

    Edited by Jeremy Carrette

    William James's The Varieties of Religious Experience was an intellectual landmark, paving the way for current study of psychology, philosophy and religious studies. In this new companion to the Varieties, key international experts provide contemporary responses to James's book, exploring its…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Psychological Perspectives on Religion and Religiosity

    By Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Is religion to blame for deadly conflicts? Should religious behaviour be credited more often for acts of charity and altruism? In what ways are religious and ‘spiritual’ ideas, practices and identities surviving and changing as religion loses its political power in those parts of the world which…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

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