Religious Systems and Psychotherapy

Religious Systems and Psychotherapy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608999163
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/2010
Pages: 546
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Richard H. Cox, author, psychologist, physician, and theologian is President Emeritus/Professor of the Forest Institute, an accredited graduate school of professional psychology. He is a charter member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (retired) and ordained Presbyterian (USA) minister.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Making Paths Through the Forest of Life E. Mansell Pattison ix

Preface Richard H. Cox xix

1 An Introduction To Human Guidance Richard H. Cox 3

Part 1 Major Religious Systems

2 Counseling and the Integration of Religious Values-Roman Catholicism Charles A. Curran 15

3 Liberal Protestant Theology and Humanistic Theories of Psychotherapy William R. Rogers 32

4 Protestantism and Psychotherapy Paul E. Johnson 46

5 Protestantism (Conservative-Evangelical) and the Therapist John M. Vayhinger 56

6 Christian Science and Spiritual Healing Walter I. Wardwell 72

7 The Seventh-day Adventist Faith and Psychotherapy Harrison S. Evans 89

8 Mormonism and Psychotherapy C. Jay Skidmore 98

9 Judaism: A Psychologically Oriented Philosophy Emanuel M. Honig 108

10 Mahayana Buddhism Delwin Byron Schneider 117

11 Zen and Psychotherapy Bingham Dai 132

12 Theravada Buddhism and Psychotherapy Roy C. Amore 142

13 Islam John Racy 156

14 Hinduism, Psychotherapy, and the Human Predicament Agehananda Bharati 167

15 Confucianism and Taoism Ch'u Chai Winberg Chai 180

16 Eastern Orthodoxy and Psychotherapy Issa J. Khalil 195

Part 2 Indigenous and Emergent Religious Systems

17 Magic, Faith and Healing in Modern Psychiatry Ari Kiev 225

18 Primitive Psychotherapy Wolfgang Lederer 236

19 Masters of Metaphysics Roger M. Lauer 254

20 Gesalt, Bioenergetics and Encounter: New Wine Without Wineskins Joseph Havens 268

21 Exorcism and Psychotherapy: A Case of Collaboration E. Mansell Pattison 284

22 The Peyote Religion and Healing Robert L. Bergman 296

23 Mystical Experience and the Certainty of Belonging: An Alternative to Insight and Suggestion in Psychotherapy Raymond Prince 307

24 Religion as a Mediating Institution in Acculturation Joan Halifax Hazel H. Weidman 319

Part 3 Pluralism: Multiple Systems

25 The Man Upstairs Harry C. Stamey 335

26 Psychotherapy and the "New Morality" as Sources of Personal Values C. Marshall Lowe 344

27 Humanistic Psychology, Therapy, Religion, and Values John A. Hammes 355

28 Psychoanalysis and Religion: A Metapsychological Approach to Religious Data Edgar Draper 369

29 Religious Problems of College Students Truman G. Esau 388

30 Ethics as The Moral Codes Men Live By and the Essentials of Human Well-being Sylvanus M. Duvall 403

31 Can Religion and Psychotherapy Be Happily Married"-An Experiment in Education Paul W. Clement Neil Clark Warren 417

32 Transcending the Role of Psychotherapist Vin Rosenthal 427

33 The Psychotherapist as Priest, Prophet, Holy Man, "Religious" Educator and Person Jules Barron 435

34 Prophets as Psychotherapists, and Psychotherapists as Prophets Sidney M. Jourard 439

35 Is the Small-Groups Movement a Religious Revolution" O. Hobart Mower 447

36 The Psychotherapist as Priest E. Mark Stern 452

37 There's No Turning Back Irma Lee Shepherd 458

Index 461

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