Ancient Religious Wisdom, Spirituality and Psychoanalysis by Paul Marcus

By Paul Marcus

This quantity offers a intent for a spiritually lively psychoanalysis. vintage international spiritual literature is analyzed intensive exhibiting how Ecclesiastes, St. Augustine's Confessions, The Koran, the Bhagavad Gita, and others can increase psychoanalysis. Marcus argues that psychoanalysis is a idea and occupation in hindrance, partially because of its alienation from the religious and ethical philosophies contained in old non secular knowledge. This quantity offers the religious as a center measurement of the psyche, and the search for self-transcendence―meeting the honor of the Infinite―as a quest inherent within the human condition.

Of designated curiosity to these learning psychoanalysis, psychology, and spiritual reports, this quantity can also intrigue these learning the philosophy of religion.

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