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Freud and religious belief

by Howard Littleton Philp

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.,
  • Psychology, Religious.,
  • Psychoanalysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. L. Philp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF173.F85 P46 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5292289M
    ISBN 100837166829
    LC Control Number72012635

    ~Freud backs this theory up using evidence noted by Charles Darwin. He recognised that primitive man lived in hordes like apes. Within these hordes was an alpha male who stole the attention of all the females, the other men were isolated. quotes from Sigmund Freud: 'One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.', 'Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.', and 'Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.'.

    Freud and Religion. share. Freud often compared in his writings (in his book “The Future of an Illusion, eg.) religious belief as a delusion and intoxication, which results in his addiction. Freud considers like an incurable disease to one that is determined mentally, from an early age, by this belief: in the same way that it is difficult to.   This book presents selections from Freud’s writings on religion and from the work of five more recent contributors to the psychoanalytic study of religion: David Bakan, Erik H. Erikson, Heinz Kohut, Julia Kristeva, and D.W. Winnicott.

    Book Description. Belief after Freud confronts the psychoanalytic experience and the experience of faith. A purified vision of faith, so many times disfigured by infantile or neurotic dynamics, can emerge through the crucible of psychoanalysis. Christianity according to Sigmund Freud. The aim of this article is to examine the false foundations of Freudian belief especially with regard to its interpretation of religion. In order to understand Freud’s psychology, we need to appreciate his complex personality and we will therefore begin with a biographical sketch.


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Freud and religious belief by Howard Littleton Philp Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Sigmund Freud - Sigmund Freud - Religion, civilization, and discontents: Freud’s bleak appraisal of social and political solidarity was replicated, if in somewhat more nuanced form, in his attitude toward religion. Although many accounts of Freud’s development have discerned debts to one or another aspect of his Jewish background, debts Freud himself partly acknowledged, his.

Now in its fifth edition in Spain, Belief after Freud has also been published in Argentina and Brazil. Many readers say the book has opened a new form of belief for them. The book has also been of great interest to non-believing psychologists. Freud confessed that he did not have any supernatural belief or religious belief.

However, he was interested in religion more so than any other cultural manifestation. Totem and Taboo () To put it simply, Freud believed that religion was the projection of the child’s physical relationship with its father. Unlike Socrates, Freud does not hobble the doubting speaker by limiting doubt to weak defensive arguments.

The result is a re balanced discussion of a topic that could have been hyperbolic or designed to humiliate religious believers. The Future of an Illusion is recommended.

Freud treats his reader with respect/5(93). Freud’s religious background. Main article: Sigmund Freud In An Freud and religious belief book Study, originally published inFreud recounts that “My parents were Jews, and I have remained a Jew myself.”Familiarity with Bible stories, from an age even before he learned to read, had “an enduring effect on the direction of my interest.”.

According to Freud, neurosis is an individual religion because it is a belief that comes about to a person alone; also, religion is a universal obsessional neurosis. Freud implies that religion is the suppression, the renunciation of certain instinctual impulses, which are not limited components of the sexual desire or instinct and are actually.

'Freud on Religion' examines Freud's complex understanding of religious belief and practice. The book brings together contemporary psychoanalytic theory and case material from Freud's clinical practice to illustrate how the operations of the unconscious mind support various forms of religious belief, from mainstream to occult.4/5(1).

Freud and religious belief. [Howard Littleton Philp] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard Littleton Philp.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Freud and religious belief. London, Rockliff [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard Littleton Philp.

In this book, Dianna Kenny examines religious belief through a variety of perspectives – psychoanalytic, cognitive, neuropsychological, sociological, historical and psychiatric – to provide a coherent account of why people might believe in s: 3.

Freud may justly be called the most influential intellectual legislator of his age. His creation of psychoanalysis was at once a theory of the human psyche, a therapy for the relief of its ills, and an optic for the interpretation of culture and society. Despite repeated criticisms, attempted refutations, and qualifications of Freud’s work, its spell remained powerful well after his death.

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.

Alternative explanations for Religious Belief. Why We Believe in Gods - Andy Thomson - American Atheists 09 - Duration: Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science Recommended for you. But there’s more to Freud’s take on religion than that.

In his last book, written when he was old and ill, suffering badly from cancer of Author: Mark Edmundson. Sigmund Freud, neurologist and the father of psychoanalytic theory, is well remembered for his unique contributions to therapy and understanding the mind.

His work as a psychologist required that he engage the topic of religion. He approached religious belief from the assumption of philosophical naturalism in which he did not believe that the either the. A stimulating but difficult collection of notes that consider the language of aesthetics, Freud's psychoanalysis and what people mean when they express various constituents of religious belief (e.g.

God, the after-life etc)/5. 'Freud on Religion' examines Freud's complex understanding of religious belief and practice. The book brings together contemporary psychoanalytic theory and case material from Freud's clinical practice to illustrate how the operations of the unconscious mind support various forms of religious belief, from mainstream to occult.

Sigmund Freud: Famous psychoanalyst with famously eccentric research. But did you know some of his research focused on theories about religion. @andrewmarkhe. Freud, Sigmund. Article (PDF According to Freud, religious belief is an edi Freud and Religion, a book thatwill be of interest to psychoanalysts, psychologists and psychotherapists.

'Freud on Religion' examines Freud's complex understanding of religious belief and practice. The book brings together contemporary psychoanalytic theory and case material from Freud's clinical practice to illustrate how the operations of the unconscious mind support various forms of religious belief, from mainstream to by: 9.Discover Sigmund Freud quotes about religion.

Share with friends. The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief. Sigmund Freud. Religious, Men, Religion.

The Future of an Illusion. Book .In this book, Dianna Kenny examines religious belief through a variety of perspectives – psychoanalytic, cognitive, neuropsychological, sociological, historical and psychiatric – to provide a coherent account of why people might believe in God.