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Published by Haworth Pastoral Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian moral & pastoral theology,
  • Pastoral counseling,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Theology,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Theology - Christology,
  • Christian Ministry - Pastoral Resources,
  • Christian Theology - Christology,
  • God,
  • God (Christianity),
  • Image of God

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard Dayringer (Editor), David Oler (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8153268M
ISBN 100789027607
ISBN 109780789027603

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This book merges theology with science, presenting empirical research focused on perceptions of God in a variety of populations living in community and mental health settings. Each chapter concludes with references that comprise an essential reading list, and the book is generously enhanced with tables that make data easy to access and understand.   The Image of God and the Psychology of Religion by Richard L. Dayringer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). The image of God and the psychology of religion. [Richard Dayringer; David Oler;] -- "This book merges theology with science, presenting empirical research focused on perceptions of God in a variety of populations living in community and mental health settings. Phew! This one was a travail. All right. The first section of the book is about Western Religion, which is to say, Jesus. Jung has this habit of getting way too hype about Jesus and alchemy, and then prattling in semisensical circles until he hits the end of a chapter, catches his breath, and lapses back into coherence/5.

The Image of God religion series is an exciting and comprehensive Catholic program that has as its foundation the creation of human beings in God’s own likeness. The greatest confirmation of man’s unique dignity is the Incarnation of Christ, the God-man who is the perfect image of the Father and who reveals God as Love, especially by the Cross and Resurrection. The psychology of religion consists of the systematic study and interpretation of religion using the methods and theories of contemporary Western psychology. "Religion" is most often understood to refer to individual experiences, attitudes, and conduct, but its referent is sometimes the diverse contents—images, doctrines, myths, rituals—of. Sigmund Freud's views on religion are described in several of his books and essays. Freud regarded God as an illusion, based on the infantile need for a powerful father figure; religion, necessary to help us restrain violent impulses earlier in the development of civilization, can now be set aside in favor of reason and science. and a year before Freud’s pivotal The Future of an Illusion (), that the Hartford Seminary Foundation in Connecticut hosted a conference entitled, “The Possible Contributions of Modern Psychology to the Theory and Practice of Religion” in October of (Beit-Hallahmi ).File Size: 1MB.

The Jungian interpretation of religion, pioneered by Carl Jung and advanced by his followers, is an attempt to interpret religion in the light of Jungian psychology. Unlike Sigmund Freud and his followers, Jungians tend to treat religious beliefs and behaviors in a positive light. Michael Argyle’s new book introduces the psychology of religion. One of the world’s most famous social psychologists, Argyle ranges over the whole of psychology to look at Images of God 66 An example from Hunt’s scales measuring beliefs 69 An example from the van der Lans scale 69 The Quest scale 69File Size: 1MB. The Image of God is the centerpiece of the Bible's teaching about what it truly means to be human. In this book, Glenn Sunshine discusses fourteen aspects of the Image of God, what it has meant in history, and its implications for today/5(15). Books shelved as psychology-of-religion: The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James, The Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud, Handbook of.