A Psychology of Ultimate Concern: Erik H. Erikson's Contribution to the Psychology of Religion

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Rodopi, 1990 - Religion - 258 pages
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Contents

Preface
11
A biographical sketch Personal and intellectual roots
21
Life and work in the USA from 1933 until now
27
The lifecycle theory
33
Eriksons psychology in the context of Freudian psychoanalysis
47
Eriksons psychology in the context of Gestalt psychology
60
Conclusion
76
The impact of Eriksons theory of human strength on
95
Conclusion
147
Gandhis truth The solution of the generativity crisis
166
Reception and evaluation of Eriksons psychological
177
Positive evaluations of Eriksons psychological approach
192
Conclusion
224
Postscript
241
List of works by Erikson quoted in this book
254
Name index
267

The distinction between religious and nonreligious world
112
Between psychopathology and religion
130

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