5 edition of The Image Of God And The Psychology Of Religion found in the catalog.
June 10, 2005
by Haworth Pastoral Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Richard Dayringer (Editor), David Oler (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||119|
For now we will note that man as imago Dei (made in the image of God) tells us several important things: Imago Dei means that man is not God. Man reflects the Lord and therefore is not the Lord. We are creatures, and, consequently, we are dependent, finite, and derived. Moreover, we are accountable to God; He is not accountable to us (Job 38–42). Read this book on Questia. Although the psychology of religion is still exceedingly young, much valuable work has already been done on several aspects of the religious consciousness, such as conversion, mysticism, certain abnormal phenomena, etc.; but the important question of religious belief, from the psychological point of view, has received but scant attention.
Carl Jung, for example, speaks very positively of faith, but according to him God is a psychological construct, reflecting an image of our Self. The sense of the numinous, of awe that we may experience as being in relation to God is, accordingly, actually what one feels when one encounters the depths of one’s own mind, which is powerful and. Though man is still in the image of God, in every aspect of life some parts of that image have been distorted or lost (Systematic Theology, p. , emphasis added). The image of God is what makes man human ; man could not lose the image without ceasing to be what he is.
religion’ is open to debate, as is the nature of broader domain, ‘the psychology of religion’. The psychology of religion emerged as a distinct sub-discipline in the USA in the latter part of the twentieth century (and really only began to gather momentum in Britain in the s). Other good sources for further information are Fuller's Psychology and Religion book, or Wulff's Psychology of Religion book, which also are listed in my resource page. William James A U.S. psychologist and philosopher, James served as president of American Psychological Association, and wrote one of the first psychology textbooks.
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One limitation of The Image of God and the Psychology of Religion is that some of the chapters are loosely connected to one another.
This is often a complaint of compilation works and maybe even more so of this work because it was co-published as a special series in the American Journal of Pastoral Counseling, Volume 7, November Cited by: 2.
This chapter examines the potential for the client and counselor’s co-creation of images of God which embrace the feminine as well as the masculine, the nurturer as well as the warrior, and the natural world in all its dimensions as well as the human world, to liberate, enrich, sustain, and transform the client’s relationships with God and with him/ by: 2.
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.
Some have said people seek religion to cope with a fear of death, others call it the basis for morality, and various other theories abound. But in a new book, a psychologist who has studied human. The Image of God and the Psychology of Religion de Richard L Dayringer, David Oler - English books - commander la livre de la catégorie Religion et théologie sans frais de port et bon marché - Ex Libris boutique en ligne.
Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality provides readers with a critical overview of what psychology tells us about religion and spirituality.
It is concise without being simplistic, and the first such broad overview to be published for some by: 3. Can psychology explain religious behavior. This book explores the thinking of eight pioneers of religious psychology, including Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung.
Fuller presents the theories of these seminal figures in a clear, straightforward way, and also examines the limits of psychological explanations of religion. He concludes the book by exploring the contributions to religion 5/5(1).
This book articulates a broad range of theoretical viewpoints, both classical and contemporary, in the field of the psychology of religion. Chapters One through Eight are overviews of such 'classical' theorists as William James, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Gordon Allport, Abraham Maslow, Alan Watts, Erich Fromm, and Viktor Frankl.
Chapters Nine through Twelve consider. “The Christian witness, that man is created in the ‘image and likeness of God,’ is not the same as the Muslim witness. Although God breathed into man His spirit, as both Christians and Muslims believe, for Islam the only divine qualities entrusted to humans as a result of God’s breath were those of knowledge, will.
"In his later works, Jung would relate the God-Image to the psychological concept of the Self, a concept that was not yet available to him during the time of his _Red Book_ experiences." The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion.
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Atheists say that religion is constructed to meet deep psychological needs. Dr. Sproul turns the tables, showing atheism’s vested interest in rejecting God. He explains that the issue is not intellectual but moral: Man suppresses the truth about God and seeks to live in unbounded freedom.