Psychology and religion has 1,469 ratings and 63 reviews karson said: through a little research i became aware of and interested in jung's idea of the. The religious functions of the psyche in this seminar, lionel corbett reviews recent developments in self psychology from the point of view of the relationship between the transpersonal self and the personal self, a relationship with important implications for our understanding of spiritual growth. Explain jung understands of religion (30 marks) i will be explaining jung understands and his views of religion jung first starts with the key concept of the mind which is the three concepts of consciousness - consciousness, personal unconsciousness and the collective consciousness. Psychoanalysis of myth 5 carl g jung world view influence jung's ideas on myth and religion have made far more of an impact than those of freud - among. Carl jung's unique and broadly influential approach to psychology emphasized understanding the psyche through exploring the worlds of dreams, art, mythology, world religion and philosophy carl gustav jung.
Religion's role in the development of youth geoffrey l ream cornell university researchers and policymakers generally underestimate the prevalence of religion among. Freud and jung on religion is suitable for general and specialist reader alike, as it assumes no prior knowledge of the theories of freud or jung and is an invaluable. For carl jung, the aim of human existence, beyond any psychological treatment, is to achieve psychological harmony and ultimate wisdom individuation is the process through which an individual taps into his/her spiritual self and finds a new dimension to his everyday life jung has an optimistic. The teachings of carl jung: jung's peculiar religious ideas, as he calls them, are in view of jung's diabolical theology, discerning.
An introduction to jung's psychology: religion and individuation contributed by frieda fordham contrast to those who view religion as an illusion, an escape from. Jung began to think of it as a concealed religion but kept this view private, as he had kept his religious convictions secret from his father there were also differences over parapsychology, and the positive importance that jung gave to religion was unacceptable to freud. The jungian interpretation of religion, pioneered by carl jung and advanced by his followers, is an attempt to interpret religion in the light of jungian psychology unlike sigmund freud and his followers, jungians tend to treat religious beliefs and behaviors in a positive light, while offering psychological referents to traditional religious.
A comparison of freud and jung on religion today, i will be comparing two famous psychologists on their views of religion - i hope that you enjoy my comparison of freud and jung 1: for freud religion was an obsessional neurosis. Compare jung's views on religion with freud's view list some of the archetypes that can be found in religions describe the role that numinous experiences play in religious dogma. What are the main differences between jung and freud calvin looi had a good answer to boil down the split from another view, you might say that sigmund was a dirty. Such a negative view is by no means the only opinion that has been held by psychologists about religion, and carl jung, one of freud's contemporaries, had a very different view jung described the collective unconscious, a collection of archetypes in the unconscious mind, found across cultures and eras, providing a rich source of. Compare/contrast carl jung and sigmund freud's interpretation of religion.
Religion: freud vs jung march 3, jung, and religion, as well as an audio recording of carl sagan jung's view on religion in his own words. 7 that jung's theories constitute a religion can be seen in his view of god as the collective unconscious and thereby present in each person's unconscious for him religions revealed aspects of the unconscious and could thus tap into a person's psyche. Misha: you may want to read chapter 13 in boundaries of the soul by june singer this chapter discusses jung and freud's views on religion. Jung's analytical psychology embraces a religious point of view in the sense that both the theologian and the analytical psychologist acknowledge the potential for experiencing the mysterium tremendum as a motivating force in the psyche of every individual.
Carl jung says god is reality itself to this day god is the name by which i designate all things which cross my willful path violently and recklessly, all things which upset my subjective views, plans and intentions and change the course of my life for better or worse. Jung was a swiss psychologist, who had different views on religion than freud freuds view the development of religion in relation to the value of religious belief, you have to look at the origins of humanity. Carl jung has a very broad interpretation of 'religion' and to understand it, one must first examine the concepts jung puts forward to explain his theory- the collective unconscious and archetypes, as frameworks within the collective unconscious, and how they relate to the process of individuation. Thanks for this article as it helped me to debunk some harsher criticisms of jung on religion jung's view on religion society of analytical psychology.
Carl jung and christianity jung on religion reﬂectionsthe need for mythical statements is satisﬁed when we framea view of the world which adequately. Psychology of religion: classic and contemporary views new york: john wiley & sons the secret life of carl jung (random house, 1997) anthony stevens, on jung.