An excellent overview of the factors that affect religious belief, and of the consequences of religious belief. An examination of the Adlerian perspective. A variety of psychoanalytic perspectives on religion are represented here. The other is these Brahma Kumaris, they have not reached the whole world, they have remained confined to India. Contemporary psychoanalysis and religion: Transference and transcendence. For your convenience, I have included links to for many of the books listed here.
Deadly sins and saving virtues. Redemptive encounters : three modern styles in the Hindu tradition. An analysis of the Brahma Kumari sect in its initial years enables us to unravel certain hidden aspects of Sindh society which account for an unprecedented but successful patriarchal attempt to regulate and rest rain female sexuality or stimulate its self- restraint under the all-encompassing claims of reforming society. Healing words: The power of prayer and the practice of medicine. A theory of ritual and its role in life.
Spiritual resources in family therapy. Nielsen's Psychology of Religion: Resources Resources in the Psychology of Religion by Michael E. Integrating spirituality into treatment: Resources for practitioners. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Monograph Series, Number 9. They talk utter nonsense, and they talk with authority. Illustrates personality and other psychological concepts with examples from the Old Testament.
The teachings of Sikhism -- The life of Guru Nanak -- Sikh scripture -- On God, the human condition, and spiritual liberation -- Teachings of Guru Gobind Singh and the Khalsa -- Voices : an interview with Onkar Singh -- Sikhism as a way of life -- Daily devotional practices -- Sikh worship in the Gurdwara -- Worship, work, and charity -- Women and Sikhism -- The history of Sikhism -- Guru Nanak's successors -- Guru Gobind Singh and the Khalsa -- Sikhs and nationalism -- Sikh identity -- Sikhs in the Diaspora -- Ch. Men, religion, and melancholia: James, Otto, Jung, and Erikson. An interesting discussion of the spiritualist movement and its impact on Jung. Van Voorst presents 384 pages of high-caliber lessons. An examination of religious development written in German and edited by two of the world's experts in the field. The Brahma Kumaris believe God's purpose is to be the spiritual re-awakening of humanity and the removal of all sorrow, evil and negativity. A fine introduction to the field.
Modern man in search of a soul. Investigates one of the people who has had more of an impact on the field than any other individual. Aging and spirituality: Spiritual dimensions of aging theory, research, practice and policy. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Since the 1970s it first spread to and then to the West. Hence, the importance of spirit possession, where women are the instruments or mouthpieces of a male spirit. He reported what he said were a series of visions and other transcendental experiences that commenced around 1935 and became the basis for the discourses.
They have been accused of breaking up marriages. The program has been a collaboration between in and the Brahma Kumaris Rural Development wing. The positive psychology of Buddhism and yoga: Paths to a mature happiness. . The organisation is affiliated with the United Nations and is known for the prominent role that women play in the movement. Hermeneutical approaches in psychology of religion. Religion and psychology: A medical subject analysis and research index with bibliography.
An introduction to the people who have shaped the discipline. Especially recommended for its chapters on religious experience in different faith traditions, and for solid overviews of various psychological perspectives toward religious experience. Compares the rituals commonly associated with death in a wide variety of cultures and religions. A superb resource on a wide range of social science and religion topics. Psychology of religion: Classic and contemporary 2nd ed. A fascinating account of Frankl's experience in a concentration camp.
Many have been here to Madhuban. We have trained 90 facilitators from the government who are running these programs, 25,000 people, all the top level of government throughout the entire country have been through the course. An excellent, accessible examination of religion and psychoanalysis. Describes some of the physical extremes that people undergo in pursuit of religious experiences. An introduction to Buddhist psychology.