Religion and Psychology: A Dialogical Approach

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557783462
  • Publisher: Paragon House Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/19/1998
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Foundations
Ch. 1 Biblical, Relational, and Existential Trust 3
Ch. 2 Hasidic Hallowing, Helping, and Healing 18
Ch. 3 Martin Buber's Philosophy of Dialogue and Dialogical Psychotherapy 47
Ch. 4 The Meeting of Religion and Psychology: Touchstones of Reality and Images of the Human 58
Pt. II A Critique of Some Psychologies of Religion
Ch. 5 Religion as Archetypes: C. G. Jung's Analytical Psychology 73
Ch. 6 Authoritarian and Humanistic Religion: Erich Fromm's Psychology of Freedom and Relatedness 93
Ch. 7 Religion as "Peak Experiences": Abraham Maslow's Psychology of Self-Actualization 103
Ch. 8 Religion as the Search for Meaning: Viktor Frankl's Logotherapy 111
Pt. III Issues in the Meeting Between Religion and Psychology
Ch. 9 The Limits of the Psyche as Touchstones of Reality 123
Ch. 10 Psychologism and the Cult of Experience 132
Ch. 11 Interpretations of Myth: Martin Buber, Mircea Eliade, T. S. Eliot, Joseph Campbell 144
Pt. IV Therapeutic Implications of the Meeting Between Religion and Psychology
Ch. 12 Healing through Meeting: Dialogical Psychotherapy 167
Ch. 13 Contextual Therapy: Restoring Relational Trust 192
Ch. 14 Neurotic and Existential Guilt 199
Ch. 15 The Dialogue of Touchstones 215
Notes 233
Index 248
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