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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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Appropriation, Integration and Legislation

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar

    During its expansion from the Amazon jungle to Western societies, ayahuasca use has encountered different legal and cultural responses. Following on from the earlier edited collection, The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora continues to explore how certain alternative global religious groups,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • New Religious Movements and Counselling

    Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives

    Edited by Sarah Harvey, Silke Steidinger, James A. Beckford

    There are many different ways in which minority religions and counselling may interact. In some cases there can be antagonism between counselling services and minority religions with each suspecting they are ideologically threatened by the other, but it can be argued that the most common…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Imagining Mary

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Devotion to the Virgin Mother of God

    By Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    Imagining Mary breaks new ground in the long tradition of Christian mariology. The book is an interdisciplinary investigation of some of the many Marys, East and West, from the New Testament Mary of Nazareth down to Our Lady of the Good Death in the twentieth century. In Imagining Mary, Professor…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • 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 ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Theology and the Science of Moral Action

    Virtue Ethics, Exemplarity, and Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by James A. Van Slyke, Gregory Peterson, Warren S. Brown, Kevin S. Reimer, Michael L Spezio

    The past decade has witnessed a renaissance in scientific approaches to the study of morality. Once understood to be the domain of moral psychology, the newer approach to morality is largely interdisciplinary, driven in no small part by developments in behavioural economics and evolutionary biology…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Neglected Perspectives on Science and Religion

    Historical and Contemporary Relations

    By Wayne Viney, William Douglas Woody

    Neglected Perspectives on Science and Religion explores historical and contemporary relations between science and religion, providing new perspectives on familiar topics such as evolution and the Galileo affair. The book also explores common differences in science and religion with respect to their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge

  • The Anti-Oedipus Complex

    Lacan, Critical Theory and Postmodernism

    By Rob Weatherill

    The Anti-Oedipus Complex critically explores the post-‘68 dramatic developments in Freudo-Lacanian psychoanalysis and cultural theory. Beginning with the decline of patriarchy and the master, exemplified by Freud’s paean for the Father, the revolutionary path was blown wide open by anti-psychiatry,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Purity and Danger Now

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Robbie Duschinsky, Simone Schnall, Daniel H Weiss

    Mary Douglas’s seminal work Purity and Danger (Routledge, 1966) continues to be indispensable reading for both students and scholars today. Marking the 50th anniversary of Douglas’s classic, the present volume sheds fresh light upon themes raised by Douglas by drawing on recent developments in the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-12
    Routledge

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