Insanity and Divinity: Studies in Psychosis and Spirituality (BOK)

Georgia Rapsomatioti

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How close is spirituality to psychosis? Covering the interrelation of psychosis and spirituality from a number of angles, Insanity and Divinity will generate dialogue and discussion, aid critical reflection and stimulate creative approaches to clinical work for those interested in the connections between religious studies, psychoanalysis, anthropology and hagiography. Bringing together an international range of contributors and covering many different types of religious experience, this book presents its theme in three parts: Psychoanalysis, belief and mysticism Anthropology, history and hagiography Psychology, psychosis and religious experience. Each section includes discussion of the hinterland between madness and religious experience from the perspective of a number of religions, autobiographical accounts of those who have experienced a psychosis in which spirituality played a key part and a comprehensive review of the position of psychology research into the meaning and function of spirituality in relation to the psychoses. Insightful, enlightening and wide-ranging, Insanity and Divinity is ideal for clinicians, academics and chaplains working in clinical settings.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Georgia Rapsomatioti
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415608619
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 566 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Beatriz Sanchez Espana, John Gale, Michael Robson Emner og form Philosophy of mind, Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology), Abnormal psychology