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By Sandra Dixon,John Doody,Villanova University Kim Paffenroth,Todd Breyfogle,Anne Hunsaker Hawkins,Morton Kelsey,Paul R. Kolbet,Margaret R. Miles,Daniel B. Morehead,William B. Parsons,Raymond J. Shaw

The essays in Augustine and Psychology, edited by means of Sandra Lee Dixon, John Doody, and Kim Paffenroth, relate St. Augustine to the fashionable idea and perform of psychology in numerous methods. The individuals examine Augustine’s personal exam of himself (and sometimes others) to determine to what quantity he himself was once a “doctor” or practiced “therapy” in ways in which we will realize and enjoy; they locate connections among his theories of reminiscence and brain, and glossy theories of a similar; they give thought to the impacts and context within which he labored, and the way these affected him and his principles of the brain and soul; and, finally, the individuals topic St. Augustine to the scrutiny of recent psychoanalysis (and critique such scrutiny the place appropriate).

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