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Freud vs. God

how psychiatry lost its soul & Christianity lost its mind

by Dan G. Blazer

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry and religion.,
  • Christianity -- Psychology.,
  • Psychotherapy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-248) and index.

    Other titlesFreud versus God
    StatementDan Blazer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.R4 B56 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL698658M
    ISBN 100830815473
    LC Control Number97046382

    In his book, The Interpreta on of Dreams, Freud described his approach to dream analy sis that introduced psy chological meaning in terms of hidden symbolism that was mo va ted byAuthor: Leon James. Religion in Personality Theory makes clear the link between theory and research and personality and religion. Presently, most personality texts have a limited discussion of religion and reference few theorists other than Freud and Maslow in relation to the subject.

      Freud likewise acknowledges that people differ in the development of their conscience. But he concludes that if God did provide the moral law within us, He “has done an uneven and careless piece of work, for a large majority of men have brought along with them only a modest amount of it or scarcely enough to be worth mentioning.”. This review was written for The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life. Have not finished it yet, but it clearly shows each end of the spectrum of secular world view vs. Christian world view.5/5(4).

      In his book The Varieties of Religious Experience James saw the same dynamics that Freud saw. Faith can have an defensive aspect. But James saw more than Freud. James, per the title of his book, saw religious varieties, different types of religious faith. James saw more in religious believers than Freud's one-size-fits-all theory that faith is.   Buy Freud Vs. God by Dan Blazer from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:


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Freud vs. God by Dan G. Blazer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Freud Vs. God book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Before Freud, Christian theologians and psychiatrists rarely talked with one /5. Throughout the ages, many of the world's greatest thinkers have wrestled with the concept of -- and belief in -- God.

It may seem unlikely that any new arguments or insights could be raised, Freud vs. God book the twentieth century managed to produce two brilliant men with two diametrically opposed views about the question of God: Sigmund Freud and C. Lewis/5(). Freud vs. God Hardcover – January 1, by Dan G.

Blazer (Author)Cited by: Freud vs. God: How Psychiatry Lost Its Soul and Christianity Lost Its Mind, by Dan Blazer. Downers Grove, Ill., InterVar-sity Press,pp., $ Dan Blazer has written an important and an interesting book. The subtitle (How Psychiatry Lost Its Soul and Chris-tianity Lost Its Mind) sums up his thesis.

For the first half of. Some years ago, Paul Vitz wrote a fascinating book entitled Sigmund Freud’s Christian unconscious in which he argued that Freud had a largely unconscious attraction towards Catholicism.

His mother related how as a child, after he was taken by his nanny to church, “you. The following is from the prologue to The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life, The purpose of The Question of God — the book.

Jamie joins me to discuss and review the book The Question of God: CS Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Etc. The compares two radically different paradigms on how to deal with life’s big questions. The work is a summation of a class taught at Harvard Medical Class dealing with ethics and psychology.

Part [ ]. I said I would look at the second of Freud’s categorical errors when discussing belief, and here it is. He thinks that idiots believe in the same sense as intellectuals: that what they say about God is an unclear expression of a clear propositional thought which represents the real content of their beliefs and can be criticised.

Everything we have learned, from politics, science, and. #sigmundfreud #cslewis #freud Jamie joins me to discuss and review the book The Question of God: CS Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Etc. The compares two radically different paradigms on. Sigmund Freud: Famous psychoanalyst with famously eccentric research.

But did you know some of his research focused on theories about religion. @andrewmarkhenry   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A marvelous new book that showcases the debate over such ultimate questions as God, love and the meaning of life. Francis Collins National Public Radio The Question of God is provocative and compellingly written.

The Boston Herald Although there's no record of Freud and Lewis actually meeting Nicholi makes readers wish they had in this earnest and thought /5().

Sigmund Freud vs. God’s Word His audacious talk of childhood sexuality, incest, and the need to overcome repression of sexual urges tantalized the public imagination.

Widely interpreted as a call to personal sexual liberation, Freud’s doctrines fed the loosening sexual prohibitions and rising divorce rates that characterized the racy pre. In >Freud vs. God, Blazer reveals a nostalgia for the days when fundamentalism referred to a concern with community and the Biblical text and when psychiatry’s text was the life story of troubled individuals in their social surround.

Even then, psychiatry and Christianity were at : Peter D. Kramer. Awhile back, I finished reading Armand Nicholi’s book, The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life. Nicholi is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard and has taught a seminar on Author: Eric Schansberg.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blazer, Dan G. (Dan German), Freud vs. God. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, © (OCoLC) Based on a course that Nicholi has taught at the Harvard Medical School for over 30 years, this depicts an all-out battle for the soul by two of the 20th century's intellectual giants, who debate such overriding issues as God, love, sex, and the meaning of life from nearly ends of the spectrum.

pages, softcover. The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and 5/5(4). Buy a cheap copy of The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and book by Armand M. Nicholi Jr. Of course we can never really answer the question of whether God exists.

And of course it would have been highly unlikely for Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis to Free shipping over $/5(5). Sigmund Freud (/ f r ɔɪ d / FROYD; German: [ˈziːkmʊnt ˈfʁɔʏt]; born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May – 23 September ) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

Freud was born to Galician Jewish parents in the Moravian town of Freiberg, in the Austrian Awards: Goethe Prize (), Foreign Member of. Sigmund Freud was born to Jewish parents in the heavily Roman Catholic town of Freiburg, Moravia.

Throughout his life, Freud endeavored to understand religion and spirituality and wrote several books devoted to the subject, including Totem and Taboo (), The Future of an Illusion (), Civilization and Its Discontents (), and Moses and.

4 Sigmund Freud, Karen Horney, Nancy Chodorow: Viewpoints on Psychodynamic Theory. This is an edited and adapted chapter from Bornstein, R. () in the NOBA series on psychology. For full attribution see end of chapter. Originating in the work of Sigmund Freud, the psychodynamic perspective emphasizes unconscious psychological processes (for example, wishes and fears of which we’re not.

Free Press, One of the most popular courses offered at Harvard University is taught by Armand Nicholi. In it he compares and contrasts the lives and ideas of two significant thinkers: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud. The content of that course comprises the material found in this riveting and incisive book.

Both Lewis and [ ].Explores how religious believers can—and why they should—engage the work of Sigmund Freud, despite his well-known dismissal of faith.

Whether Sigmund Freud’s theory precludes serious engagement with psychoanalytic theory for those professing faith in the God of the Judeo-Christian tradition has been controversial for years.This 4-hour series from WGBH Boston examines the question: Does God exist?

"The Question of God" is a focus on the opposing views of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis and is based on a Harvard course.