Encyclopedia of Hinduism (Encyclopedia of World Religions)

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The instinctual, inherited motivations that captured Freud’s imagination include the incest taboo, the primal scene – a child’s experience and/or fantasy of his parent’s sexual intercourse, the murder of the Father of the Primal Horde, and the Oedipus complex (1913). 2. Indeed, I think we can go further and say that materialism and medical science can themselves be described as placebo sciences in the same way as they would describe Christian Science as a placebo science- given, that is, one important condition being fulfilled.

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An Abridged History of World Religions

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In Psychology and religion: West and east, CW 11 (pp. 311–315). It has been demonstrated that mothers are spending more time away from the home, with fathers increasing their active care of children, even if not enough to compensate for the absence of the mother (Lamb, 2000: 339). Brian Smothers Definition Selfobject: An object which is used in the service of the self, or objects which are experienced as part of the self and provide a function for the self. 830 S Self Object Discussion The selfobject is the central psychic apparatus within Heinz Kohut’s theory of self psychology.

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The Worship Workshop: Creative Ways to Design Worship

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Calvin: Institutes of the Christian religion (Vol. 1). Many aspects of his thinking foreshadows modern theories. Viktor Frankl’s (1905–1997) logotherapy is likened to this perspective in the conviction that meaning lures and constructs human development (1946/1997). The Bible stories span the whole spectrum from creation to last things. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 17(4). Psychological aspects of Pauline theology. Through appropriate operations this primal matter would then be reconstituted, in a quest to achieve a more ‘‘noble’’ state.

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Islam: The Basics (Volume 1)

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The leads offered by these scholars need to explicitly include motivation in order to understand religious ritual more fully. Peter also warns of ‘‘false teachers’’ who introduce ‘‘destructive heresies’’ and thus bring damnation upon themselves (2 Pet 2:1). Kōsōden sakuin 高僧傳索引 [Concordances to the Kao-seng chuan]: Ryō Kōsōden sakuin 梁高僧傳索引 (1972) [BQ 634 H 843 M 34], Tō Kōsōden sakuin 唐高僧傳索引, 3 vols. (1973-1975) [BQ 634 T 63 M 34], Sō Kōsōden sakuin / Daimin Kōsōden sakuin 宋高僧傳索引・大明高僧傳索, 3 vols. (1977). [BQ 634 T 723 M 34] Invaluable for tracing personal names, monasteries, and texts.

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Encyclopedia for church group leaders

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The experience of transcendence is the sine qua non phenomenon that weds psychology and religion, and is the existential life force operative in the formation of homo religiosus. H. von Wright, translated by Denis Paul and G. The first occurrence of ritual takes place when an infant and mother exchange smiles while the infant is nursing (Erikson, 1977: 87). Healing in the Christian context involves the whole person as well as relationships in the community.

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The Numerical Bible: Genesis to Deuteronomy

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Faith communities have become more socially engaged to promote human flourishing in this life. If a therapist were to act out with a patient, this would be considered to be not only unethical, but an abuse of the patient’s vulnerability in light of the therapist’s authority. Enlightenment takes a step further by dispersing the internal effort of concentration to become a self-sustained enlightenment mind of no discursiveness. Due to the number of topics covered, the information contained in such volumes has limited depth but gives enough information to provide key words and possible sources for further research.

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Encyclopaedia of Islam - Three 2010-1

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Widely read around the globe since the 1980s, he aims to free religion from its anxiety- and violence-producing projections and to interpret the rich symbolism of religions in ways that promote healing and wholeness for individuals and communities. Wiebe (ed.), New York: New York University Press. In the Gospel of John when Mary Magdalene sees that the tomb is empty she demands that someone has taken Jesus’ body and put it somewhere else (John 20.13–15; cf. The absence of propositional assent to God as an entity need not nullify atheistic intentionality and ‘‘aboutness’’ that motivates movement through situations in one’s daily existence–a secular faith.

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The New Compact Bible Dictionary

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Dykes describes the mental paralysis associated with the witch’s menace as less destructive than aimed at the prevention of life (1980: 52). Includes scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. (Original work published 1969). The word pathology is comprised of pathos and logos. The eye image adds a layer of symbolism related to lying in mother’s arms looking into her eyes.

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The Pan Dictionary of Religious Quotations

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Sensing no intellectual challenge in Christian faith, which they regarded with thinly concealed contempt, they constituted for the most part a merchant class that lived in urban centres under the protection of ecclesiastical and temporal rulers but also under their own complex of laws and institutions. Affect, imagery and consciousness Vol. 1: The positive affects. See also: > Buddhism > Depth Psychology and Spirituality > Freud, Sigmund > Hinduism > Jung, Carl Gustav Urban, H. (2003).

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Who Wrote the Bible?

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Unitary Reality The pleromatic/abyssal experience of unitary reality is something that is there from our inception. Devotional mysticism, rather than eliminating the sense of individuality of the aspirant, seeks to use that sense of ego-identity by recapturing the feelings of childlike innocence and fresh vision. The family everywhere is a major human institution, upholding these wider norms and also containing its own local rules, rewards, and understandings of love.

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