Last edited by Fenrim
Thursday, November 19, 2020 | History

2 edition of psychology of religious mysticism found in the catalog.

psychology of religious mysticism

James Henry Leuba

psychology of religious mysticism

  • 222 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) James H. Leuba.
SeriesInternationallibrary of psychology, philosophy and scientific method
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13968838M

  Did you know, famous American psychologist Abraham Maslow thought that mystical experience was the authentic core of all religion and thought that all religions, all spiritualities, and all spiritual sensibility was rooted in a mystic’s experience.


Share this book
You might also like
People & animals

People & animals

Psalm prayers for seniors

Psalm prayers for seniors

U.S.S. Waukesha Aka 84, commissioned Feb. 23, 1945, decommissioned July 10, 1946

U.S.S. Waukesha Aka 84, commissioned Feb. 23, 1945, decommissioned July 10, 1946

Instructional design for multimedia.

Instructional design for multimedia.

cuisine of the rose

cuisine of the rose

Dun & Bradstreets guide to $your investments$ : 1987

Dun & Bradstreets guide to $your investments$ : 1987

critique on prison education.

critique on prison education.

sea shore

sea shore

Traditions, Tyranny and Utopias

Traditions, Tyranny and Utopias

Flight motor set 360T004 (STS-30).

Flight motor set 360T004 (STS-30).

The dramatic and poetical works of the late Lieut. Gen. J. Burgoyne

The dramatic and poetical works of the late Lieut. Gen. J. Burgoyne

ASTM manual for conducting an interlaboratory study of a test method.

ASTM manual for conducting an interlaboratory study of a test method.

Deuce

Deuce

psychology of religious mysticism by James Henry Leuba Download PDF EPUB FB2

From the Publisher. An unbiased, comprehensive introduction to the psychology of religion. This book integrates clinical, theoretical, and empirical literature, as well as biographical information of the lives of significant psychologists and their works.

It contains new research on meditation, the correlational study of religion, Cited by: of over 3, results for Books: Religion & Spirituality: Religious Studies: Psychology Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and. Books shelved as psychology-of-religion: The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James, The Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud, Handbook of.

The hortatory, apologetic, and romantic character of most of the literature on religious mysticism accounts psychology of religious mysticism book its scientific insignificance.

Mysticism has suffered as much at the hands of its admirers as at the hands of its materialistic enemies. est, most accurate, and user-friendly book available on the psychology of religion. As in the first two editions, I speak directly to the student, while at the same time addressing some points to my colleagues that I hope will affect them, the psychology of religion, and psychology File Size: 4MB.

The book talks about the interdependency of religion on the human psyche, written from an analytical perspective of religion as something more than an entity that is man-made. In addition to some deep reflections on the inherent nature of original religious experience, Jung devotes a large aspect of the narrative to uncovering dream symbols/5.

Psychology of Religion and Spirituality ® publishes peer-reviewed, original articles related to the psychological aspects of religion and spirituality.

The journal publishes articles employing experimental and correlational methods, qualitative analyses, and critical reviews of the literature. Starbuck’s now classic book, The Psychology of Religion (), and a year before Freud’s pivotal The Future of an Illusion (), that the Hartford Seminary Foundation in ConnecticutFile Size: 1MB.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Throughout history, scholars and researchers have tried to identify the one key reason that people are attracted to have said people seek religion to cope with a fear of death, others call it the basis for morality, and various other theories in a new book, a psychologist who has studied human motivati.

However, during this period there were writings by what might be called the “grand theorists” of religion (FreudJung ; see Wulff for a complete presentation of these), but these writings did little to advance the psychology of religion in the stricter, data-based Size: KB.

An excellent book on the subject of religion and medicine is “Deadly Doctrine: Health, Illness, and Christian God-Talk” by Wendell W.

Watters, M.D. I read it a few years ago, but if I remember correctly he doesn’t use extreme or fundamentalist versions of Christianity in his analysis, but the mainstream Anglican dogma he was raised with.

This edition includes samples of the experimental and statistical studies of religious problems, including the author's own study of the strength of religious beliefs. This edition also pays more 4/5(1). he psychology of religion is the study and interpretation of recognized faiths using contemporary methods of Western psychology.

The history of the discipline is divided into three main periods of research: From to World War II; post-war to the s; and to the present day.

courses in religious studies, or psychology of religion for theology, or those who are just keen to understand religion further. I have drawn in places from an earlier book, with Benny Beit-Hallahmi, The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, File Size: 1MB.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The psychology of religious mysticism by Leuba, James Henry, Publication date Topics Mysticism, Psychology, Religious PublisherPages: This book, the first of a groundbreaking series, provides a solid theoretical and empirical grounding from the psychology of religion and spirituality to the emerging field of workplace spirituality.

Leading researchers in the psychology of religion. In subsequent decades, books on the neuro-psychology and neuro-physiology of the God experience proliferated as scientific investigators into the origins of mysticism began studying those parts of the brain related to intense religious feelings.

Religion, by and large, represents society’s attempts to answer those questions. While it isn’t always able to achieve that goal—many religious claims can be disproven by Psychology Today. 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. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages 23 cm. Contents: Mysticism and religion, an introduction --Mystical ecstasy as produced by physical means --The yoga system of mental concentration and religious mysticism --Christian mysticism --The motivation of Christian mysticism --The methods of Christian mysticism --The moral development of the great.

The book’s distinctive teaching/learning presentation: Discusses non-Western religious traditions in addition to Christianity. Balances theoretical literature with empirical research on each topic. Reviews contemporary research and debates in psychology and religion. Examines developmental approaches to religious and spiritual : Springer-Verlag New York.

Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals. The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human.

In book: Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, pp tradition of research on spirituality in theology and the existence of detailed publications and research concerning psychology of Author: David Wulff. Current and up to date, this text is appropriate for either a course in Personality or as an introduction to the Psychology of Religion.

The author's own comprehensive theory of religion and spirituality creatively integrates the positive contributions of the classical personality theorist to the contemporary psychology of religion.". Among some of Freud's most famous quotes on religion, in his book  New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (), he suggested that "religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from its readiness to fit in with our instinctual wishful impulses.".

“What he’s making is an incredibly modern, intimate, psychological diagnosis of the human condition.” “I think that the most important contributions, the best books, in the philosophy of religion are these two little books that David Hume writes” “About an enormous movement when Greek works of science and philosophy were translated.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leuba, James H. (James Henry), Psychology of religious mysticism. London ; Boston: Routledge and K. Paul, Sigmund Freud's views on religion are described in several of his books and 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.

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.

Spirituality Behind the quest for spirituality lies a growing need for passion and depth in our lives. That's why, David Elkins argues, psychotherapy still has a thing or two to learn from religion. Many of you have been asking me to summarise Jung on Religion.

It is a difficult task as it is a complex topic, but today, I attempt to summary Jung on Religion in 9 key points. There is a religious instinct in all human beings – an inherent striving towards a relationship with someone or something that transcends human power (a higher force.

Kenneth I. Pargament, PhD, is a leading expert in the psychology of religion and spirituality. Known for his scholarly work and his scientific analyses of religion’s role in mental health, he served as editor-in-chief of the “APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion and Spirituality” published in January He has written two books: “The.

In the original “Psychology and Religion,” which introduces Part One, Jung expounds the relation between Christianity and alchemy.

This connection he has worked out in greater detail in Psychology and Alchemy, where he says that “alchemy seems like a continuation of Christian mysticism carried on in the subterranean darkness of the. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Positive psychology has an extremely close relationship with the psychology of religion and spirituality, for both are concerned with personal growth and meaning.

As if to demonstrate this, Argyle himself had an interest in both areas, publishing his book The Psychology of Happiness inlong before the term ‘positive psychology’ was. BL Religion (General) BL Philosophy of religion.

Psychology of religion. Religion in relation to other subjects BL Sacred books (General) BL Biography BL Religions of the world BL Natural theology BL General BL Theism BL Nature and attributes of Deity BL Polytheism BL DualismFile Size: KB.

Neither a book about the psychology of spirituality nor America’s ongoing turf wars between religion and science, Psychology, Religion, and the Nature of the Soul takes to task many of the presumed relationships between the two—from sharing common concerns to diametrically hostile opposites—to analyze the myriad functions religion and psychology play in our.

Joining and leaving religion provide an interesting opportunity to study the effects of religion on personality and adjustment.

It was a major topic in the early years of the psychology of religion in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, though with a rather restricted focus on conversion as it occurred in American Protestant.

Shop for Books, eBooks & Audio, Academic, Philosophy, Psychology of Religion and much more. Everything Christian for less. Religious beliefs, religious behaviour, spiritual beliefs, conversion, etc.

| Review and cite PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION protocol, troubleshooting and other methodology information | Contact experts. The Psychology of Atheism.

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.The book’s distinctive teaching/learning presentation: Discusses non-Western religious traditions in addition to Christianity.

Balances theoretical literature with empirical research on each topic. Reviews contemporary research and debates in psychology and religion. Examines developmental approaches to religious and spiritual growth.

Looking back: Medieval mysticism or psychosis? (Porter, ). Thus madness was considered to be closely related to religious experience, making both the experience and the narrative of madness very different from those possible today, where madness is predominantly understood within a scientific paradigm.

The Book of Margery Kempe.