Hearing Visions and Seeing Voices: Psychological Aspects of by Gerrit Glas (auth.), Gerrit Glas, Moshe Halevi Spero, Peter

By Gerrit Glas (auth.), Gerrit Glas, Moshe Halevi Spero, Peter J. Verhagen, Herman M. van Praag (eds.)

This book’s objective is to complement and deepen our mental knowing of biblical ideas and personalities. Such knowing is correct for theology in addition to for psychology and psychiatry. it will probably support theologians to contextualize their self-discipline via bringing it into touch with modern mental and existential concerns and tensions, either at somebody and a societal point. It additionally encourages psychologists and psychiatrists to strengthen and refine their vocabularies after they try and understand the existential that means of what's transmitted to them by means of their clients.

The ebook highlights the ideas of prophecy, martyrdom, and messianism from Christian and Judaic views. every one notion deals one biblical determine as consultant: Jeremiah, Paul, and Jesus, respectively. The sections on those 3 matters and personalities are sandwiched among a piece on ancient and conceptual matters, and a piece dedicated to pick out interdisciplinary issues.

Biblical photos of discomfort, discomfort, agony, desire, resentment, and awe are a part of our cultural heritage and form the way in which we comprehend our lives and sufferings. Biblical views on human lifestyles, nevertheless, range in a few very important respects from modernist conceptions that succeed in psychotherapy and psychiatry. The ebook investigates the opportunity of a theological feedback on universal frameworks of mental and psychiatric knowing of the internal global of the customer. It additionally deals new how you can comprehend the ‘transformative’ energy of religion.

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170–202. See Meier (1991); see also Vergote, this book. Wright (1996), p. 194. Many New Testament scholars could be cited in favour of Wright’s claim here, including such unorthodox scholars as John Dominic Crossan (1991). For a clear account of the distinction see Alston (1989). The other essays in this volume are invaluable in understanding the contemporary situation in epistemology. I defend such a view in Evans (1996), chapter 11. The fullest account of how the Biblical narratives could be known to be true historically is found in Plantinga (2000).

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