Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History

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W. W. Norton & Company, Jun 17, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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In this psychobiography, Erik H. Erikson brings his insights on human development and the identity crisis to bear on the prominent figure of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther.

 

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Review: Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History

User Review  - Sir Michael Röhm - Goodreads

This psychoanalytic analysis of young Martin Luther provides valuable insights into the man's own thought processes. What emerges is a complex young man whose own fears of The Father - both earthly ... Read full review

Review: Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

This book is fascinating and really not only about Luther but about the way all of our various stages of development play into the formulation of our adult faith. An outstanding book. I am very grateful that I finally got around to reading it! Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
The Fit in the Choir
23
chapter in ObedienceTo Whom?
49
Allness or Nothingness
98
First Mass and Dead Ends
126
The Meaning of Meaning It
170
Faith and Wrath
223
Epilogue
251
References
269
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A winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Erik H. Erikson was renowned worldwide as teacher, clinician, and theorist in the field of psychoanalysis and human development.

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