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  • Purity and Danger Now

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Robbie Duschinsky, Simone Schnall, Daniel H Weiss

    Mary Douglas’s seminal Purity and Danger (Routledge, 1966) continues to be crucial reading for students and scholars. Published in the 50th anniversary year, Purity and Danger Now sets out to shed fresh light upon the themes raised by Douglas by drawing on recent developments in the social sciences…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Paul and Death

    A Question of Psychological Coping

    By Linda Joelsson

    The concept of death, particularly violent death, is prevalent throughout the writings of Paul the Apostle. His letters in the New Testament address this topic from a variety of perspectives, some of which can appear to be almost contradictory. However, this need not be problematic. Paul and Death…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Religion and Theism

    The Forwood Lectures Delivered at Liverpool University, 1933. Together with a Chapter on the Psychological Accounts of the Origin of Belief in God

    By Clement C.J. Webb

    Four lectures on the Philosophy of Religion are included in this compact book along with an extra chapter on the psychology of belief in God. In a search for an acceptable theism, the author examines religious faith and human personality via many theories and facets of thinking, referring to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • 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

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