Download e-book for iPad: American Protestantism in the Age of Psychology by Muravchik

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By Muravchik

Many have apprehensive that the ever present perform of psychology and psychotherapy in the United States has corrupted non secular religion, eroded civic advantage and weakened group lifestyles. yet an exam of the heritage of 3 significant psycho-spiritual activities in view that global struggle II - Alcoholics nameless, The Salvation Army's outreach to homeless males, and the 'clinical pastoral schooling' flow - unearths the other. those teams constructed a pragmatic spiritual psychology that nurtured religion, fellowship and private accountability. They completed this by means of together with spiritual traditions and religious actions of their definition of remedy and via placing clergy and lay believers to paintings as therapists. lower than such care, non secular and emotional development bolstered one another. due to those techniques, the 3 hobbies succeeded in attaining hundreds of thousands of socially alienated and religiously upset american citizens. They validated that faith and psychology, even though antithetical in a few eyes, should be combined successfully to foster group, person accountability and happier lives.

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