Tagged with Sigmund Freud

NEWS: Religion and Mental Wellness

A recent enterprise has been launched to increase insight into the interplay between religion and mental wellness. The initiative, called the California Mental Health & Spirituality Initiative, challenges the traditional mistrust of religion among many in the mental health profession. Two conferences to be held in June 2009 will bring together religious leaders and mental … Continue reading

How to Study Religion

Robert A. Segal In memory of Harold Shipman The most common metaphor for the study of religion is that of conversation. The scholar learns from the believer. Conversation does not mean interrogation. Conversation means clarification. The scholar can ask questions of any kind. The questions can be tough and critical. The believer can be asked … Continue reading