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Spirit, Mind, and Brain : A Psychoanalytic Examination of Spirituality and Religion (Columbia Series in Science and Religion)
Ostow, Mortimer
Columbia University Press / Hardcover / 2006-12-01 / 0231139004
Psychoanalysis and Religion
price: $32.50 (may be subject to change)
256 pages
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In "Spirit, Mind, and Brain," Mortimer Ostow proposes an explanation of spiritual experience and religious motivation that is rooted in the analysis of early childhood emotional attachments. This novel approach, which can be tested, relies on psychological and neurobiological evidence but is respectful of the human need for spiritual value.
Ostow draws on personal case histories and other sources to determine what is real and what is fantasy in spiritual experience. He also considers the origins of this experience in the mother-child dyad, forms of religious worship, the evolutionary value of religion, and the perversion of religion into the demonic. Brilliantly argued, "Spirit, Mind, and Brain" brings the disciplines of religion, behavorial neuroscience, and philosophy to bear on a groundbreaking new method for understanding religious ritual and belief.
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