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Freud's works on Religion

'SE' refers to the Standard Edition of Freud's Psychological Works (Hogarth Press)

(1907) 'Obsessive Actions and Religious Practices'. S.E. 9
(1911) 'The Significance of Sequences of Vowels'. S.E. 12
(1911) 'Great is Diana of the Ephesians'. S.E. 12
(1912-13) Totem and Taboo. S.E. 13
(1919) Preface to Reikís Ritual: Psycho-Analytic Studies. S.E. 17
(1921) Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego, Part V. S.E. 18
(1923) 'A 17th-Century Demonological Neurosis'. S.E.19
(1927) The Future of an Illusion. S.E. 21, pp1-56
(1928) 'A Religious Experience'. S.E. 21, pp167-172
(1930) Civilization and its Discontents. S.E. 21, Part 1 pp64-74
(1933) The Question of a 'Weltanschauung' In: New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis, Lecture XXXV: S.E. 22
(1939) Moses and Monotheism. S.E. 23

Works about Freud's Jewish background

Aron, Willy (1956-7) "Notes on Sigmund Freud's ancestry and Jewish contacts". YIVO Annual of Jewish Social Sciences 9, pp. 286-95
Bergmann, M S (1982) "Moses and the evolution of Freud's Jewish identity". Judaism and Psychoanalysis, NY: Ktav Publishing House, Inc.
Diller, Jerry Victor (1991) Freud's Jewish Identity - A Case Study in the Impact of Ethnicity. London & Toronto: Associated Uni. Press
Gay, Peter (1982) "Six names in search of an interpretation: A contribution to the debate over Sigmund Freudís Jewishness". Hebrew Union College Annual 53, pp. 295-307. In Reading Freud (1990) New Haven: Yale University Press.
- (1987) A Godless Jew ? Freud, Atheism and the Making of Psychoanalysis. New Haven: Yale University Press
Goldstein, Bluma (1992) "From Rome to Egypt: Freud's mosaic transformations". In: Reinscribing Moses Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press
Knoepfmacher, Hugo (1979) "Sigmund Freud and the B'nai Brith". Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. 27, pp. 441-49
Lewis, Theodore (1958) "Freud, The Jews and Judaism". The Jewish Spectator (March 1958), pp. 11-14
Miller, Justin (1981) "Interpretations of Freudís Jewishness. 1924-1974" Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 17
Rice, E. (1990) Freud and Moses ? The Long Journey Home. Albany: State University of New York Press
Robert, Marthe (1976) From Oedipus to Moses ? Freudís Jewish Identity. Garden City/NY: Anchor Books/Doubleday. London (1977) Routledge and Kegan Paul
Simon, Ernst (1957) "Sigmund Freud, the Jew". Leo Baeck International Yearbook 2 , pp. 270-302
Yerushalmi, Yosef (1991) Freud's Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable . Yale University Press

Freud and Religion

Basu, Amarendranath (1979) "Freud and Indian thought". Samiksa 33:4
Gay, Volney P. (1979) Freud on Ritual - Reconstruction and Technique. Missoula/Montana: Scholars Press
Doria-Medina, Roberto (1991) "On Freud and Monotheism" International Review of Psycho-Analysis 18: 489-500
Handelman, Susan (1981) "Interpretation as devotion: Freud's relation to Rabbinical hermeneutics". Psychoanalytic Review 68:2
Homans, Peter (1970) Theology after Freud. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company
Kung, Hans (1979) Freud and the Problem of God. New Haven: Yale University Press
Meserve, Harry E (1966) "Freud's contribution to religion; an editorial". Journal of Religion and Health 5: 2
Oehlschlegel, Lydia (1943) "Regarding Freud's book on 'Moses': Religio-psychoanalytic study". Psychoanalytic Review 30: p67
Philp, Howard (1956) Freud and Religious Belief. London: Greenwood Press (reprint)
Racker, Heinrich (1956) "On Freud's position towards religion". American Imago 13, pp. 97-121
Rainey, Reuben (1975) Freud as Student of Religion: Perspectives on the Background and Development of his Thought. Missoula, Mont.: American Academy of Religion and Scholars Press
Reisman, David (1954) "Freud, religion, and science".
Chicago Review 8:1
Scharfenberg, Joachim (1988) Sigmund Freud and his Critique of Religion. Philadelphia: Fortress
Vitz, Paul C (1988) Sigmund Freud's Christian Unconscious. NY & London: The Guildford Press
Weiss-Rosmarin, Trude (1939) The Hebrew Moses: An Answer to Sigmund Freud. NY: The Jewish Book Club
Zilboorg, Gregory (1958) Freud and Religion: A Restatement of an Old Controversy. Westminster: Newman Press

Works on Psychoanalysis and its Jewish Origins/Judaism

Bakan, David (1958) Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition. Princeton, NJ: D. van Nostrand Co. Reprinted: Free Association Books, London (1990)
Barag, G G (1947) "The question of Jewish monotheism" American Imago, 4:8
Bartemeier, Leo H (1965) "Psychoanalysis and religion". Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 29: 5
Frieden, Ken (1990) Freud's Dream of Interpretation. NY: SUNY press
Klein, Dennis B (1985) Jewish Origins of the Psychoanalytic Movement. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press
Lourie, Anton (1948) "The Jewish God and the Greek hero". American Imago 5, p. 152
Ostow, Mortimer (1982) Judaism and Psychoanalysis . NY: KTAV
Oxaal, Ivar (1988) "The Jewish Origins of Psychoanalysis Reconsidered". In: Timms and Segal (eds) Freud in Exile. Yale University Press
Raphael-Leff, Joan (1990) "If Oedipus was an Egyptian". International Review of Psycho-Analysis 17:3
Rice, E (1987) "The Jewish fathers of psychoanalysis". Judaism: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought 36, pp. 109-115

General Works on Psychoanalysis and Religion

Almansi, Renato J (1981) "On some early components of the split parental imago in analysis, in myth, and in religion". Psychoanalytic Quarterly 50:3
Apolito, Arnaldo (1970) "Psychoanalysis and religion". American Journal of Psychoanalysis 30:2
Bakan, David (1968) The Duality of Human Existence: An Essay in Psychology and Religion. Chicago: Rand McNally
Banerji, Saradindu (1975) "Psychoanalysis and religion". Samiksa 29:3
Bollinger, R A (1985) "Differences between pastoral counselling and psychotherapy". Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 49:4
Bonaparte, Marie (1958) "Psychoanalysis in relation to social, religious and natural forces". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 39, pp. 513-515
Brown, William (1925). "Religion and Psychology". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 6: 3
Bunker, Henry Alden (1951) "Psychoanalysis and the study of religion". Psychoanalysis and the Social Sciences 3: pp. 7-34
Casey, R P (1943) "Religion and psychoanalysis". Psychiatry 6: p. 291
Day, Franklin (1944) "The future of psychoanalysis and religion". Psychoanalytic Quarterly XIII: p. 84
Dorsey, John Morris (1960) "Some considerations of the psycho-analytical principle and religious living". Samiksa 8: pp. 93-124
Feldman, A Bronson (1953) "Freudian Theology" Part I. Psychoanalysis 1:3
Fromm, E (1950) Psychoanalysis and Religion. New Haven: Yale University Press
- (1964) The Heart of Man. Its Genius for Good and Evil. Religious Perspectives. N.Y. and London: Harper & Row
Fuller, Andrew (1977) Psychology and Religion ? Eight points of view. NY & London: University Press of America
Hiltner, Seward (1950) "Religion and psychoanalysis". Psychoanalytic Review 37: p128
Jones, Ernest (1926) "The Psychology of Religion" In: Psycho-Myth, Psycho-History. NY: Hillstone (1974)
Jones, James W. (1991) Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Religion ? Transference and Transcendence. New Haven & London: Yale University Press
Jung, Carl Gustav (1945) Psychology and Religion. New Haven: Yale University Press
Klauber, John (1973) "The Psychical Roots of Religion: A Case Study" in Difficulties in the Analytic Encounter. London: Free Association Books and Maresfield Library (1986)
Leavy, Stanley A (1988) In the Image of God: A Psychoanalyst's View. New Haven: Yale University Press
- (1990) "Reality in religion and psychoanalysis". In: Psychoanalysis and Religion. Psychiatry and the Humanities Vol 2 Smith and Handelman (eds). John Hopkins University Press
MacCormac, Earl R (1976) Metaphor and Myth in Science and Religion. Duke University Press
Masih, Y (1964) Freudianism and Religion. Calcutta: Thacker Spink
Meissner, W W (1984). Psychoanalysis and Religious Experience. New Haven & London: Yale University Press
Meng, Heinrich (1956). "Psychoanalysis, ethics and worldly care of the soul". American Imago 13: pp.335-346
- & Freud, Ernst L (eds. 1964) Psychoanalysis and Faith. The Letters of Sigmund Freud and Oskar Pfister. New York: Basic Books
Michel, Sonya (1984) "American conscience and the unconscious: Psychoanalysis and the rise of personal religion, 1906-1963". Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought 7:3
Miller, John W (1983) "Psychoanalytic approaches to biblical religion". Journal of Religion and Health 22:1
Moss, David M (1974) "Religious Behaviour, Alcohol, and Art: An interview with Jules Masserman" Pilgrimage 3:1
Sachs, Hanns (1947) "At the gates of heaven". American Imago 4:15
Smith, Joseph (1990) "On Psychoanalysis and the question of non-defensive religion". In: Smith and Handelman eds (1990)
Smith, J. and Handelman, S eds. (1990) Psychoanalysis and Religion. Psychiatry and the Humanities 2 John Hopkins University Press
Sokolowski, Robert (1990). "Religion and psychoanalysis: some phenomenological contributions". In: Smith and Handelman (1990)
Spero, Moshe Halevi (1992) Religious Objects as Psychological Structures: A Critical Integration of Object Relations Theory, Psychotherapy, and Judaism Chicago: University of Chicago Press
Strunk, O (1959) Readings in the Psychology of Religion.
New York: Abingdon Press
Tillich, Paul (1958) "Psychoanalysis, existentialism and theology". Pastoral Psychology 9
Wallace, Edwin R (1991) "Psychoanalytic perspectives on religion". International Review of Psycho-Analysis 18:2
Wallwork, E and Wallwork, A-S (1990) "Psychoanalysis and religion: Current status of a historical antagonism". In: Smith and Handelman (1990)
Ware, J G (1962) "Greater still is Diana of the Ephesians". American Imago 19: pp253-275
Wyschogrod, Edith; Crownfield, David & Raschke, Carl A. (eds., 1989) Lacan & Theological Discourse. Albany/NY: State University of New York Press
Zeligs, Dorothy F (1988). Psychoanalysis and the Bible - A Study in Depth of Seven Leaders. New York: Human Sciences Press
Zilboorg, Gregory (1962) Psychoanalysis and Religion. NY: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy

Specific Religions and Traditions

Aslam, Q M (1968) "Muhammad, a psychological essay".
Confinia psychiat 11:3-4
Berkeley-Hill, Owen (1921a) "A short study of the life and character of Mohammed". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 2:1
- (1921b) "The anal-erotic factor in the religion, philosophy, and character of the Hindus". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 2:3&4
Burnham, John C (1985) "The encounter of Christian theology with deterministic psychology and psychoanalysis". Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 49:4
Caldwell, Richard (1989) The Origin of the Gods - a psychoanalytic study of Greek theogonic myth. NY& Oxford: Oxford University Press
Coltart, Nina (1993) "The Practice of Psycho-analysis and Buddhism" In: Slouching Towards Bethlehem London: Free Association Books
Darroch, Jane (1947) "An interpretation of the personality of Jesus". British Journal of Medical Psychology 21
Desai, Prakash (1980) "Psychoanalysis and the Hindu psyche". London: Institute of Psychoanalysis Wednesday Research Meeting Reprint No. 7695
Epstein, Mark (1990) "Beyond the Oceanic Feeling: Psychoanalytic Study of Buddhist Meditation" International Review of Psycho-Analysis 17:2
Fauteux, Kevin (1987) "Seeking enlightenment in the East: Self-fulfilment or regressive longing?". Journal American Academy Psychoanalysis 15:2
Forsyth, James (1989) Freud, Jung, and Christianity. University of Chicago Press
Fromm, Erich (1963) The Dogma of Christ, and other Essays on Religion, Psychology, and Culture. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Graber, Robert & Forsyth, Dan (1986) "Psychoanalytic speculations on horse-and-buggy sectarianism" Journal of Psychoanalytic Anthroplogy 9:2
Heard, G (1967) "Buddha and self-destruction" In: Essays in Self Destruction, Edwin Shneiderman (ed)
Jones, Ernest (1914) "The Madonna's Conception through the ear",
- (1930) "Psycho-Analysis and the Christian Religion", and
- (1931) "The Significance of Christmas". In: Psycho-Myth, Psycho-History (1974) NY: Hillstone
Kakar, Sudhir (1981) "The person in Tantra and psychoanalysis". Samiksa 35:4
- (1985) "Psychoanalysis and non-Western cultures". International Review of Psycho-Analysis 12:4
Leach, Edmund (1988) "Late medieval representations of Saint Mary Magdalene". Psychoanalytic Review 75:1
Lee, R S (1948) Freud and Christianity. Penguin Books Ltd. 1967
Levin, Max (1930) "Psychoanalytic interpretation of two statements from the Talmud". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 11:1
Meissner W W (1988) "The origins of Christianity". In: The Psycho-analytic Study of Society, Boyer and Grolnick (eds) Vol 12
Masson, J Moussaieff (1980) The Oceanic Feeling: The Origins of Religious Sentiment in Ancient India . Boston: D. Reidel
Moxon, Cavendish (1921) "A psychoanalytic study of the Christian creed". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 2: 1
Oraison, Marc (1958). "The psychoanalyst and the confessor". Cross Currents 8:4
Pfister, Oskar (1948) Christianity and Fear. London: Allen & Unwin
Reed, Michael (1980) "Early American puritanism: The language of its religion". American Imago 37:3
Sanders, B G (1949) Christianity after Freud. London: Geoffrey Bles
Kakar, Sudir (1991) The analyst and the mystic: Psychoanalytic reflections on religion and mysticism. Chicago and New Delhi: University of Chicago Press
Timor, Matityahu (1965) The Ultimate Book about Jesus and Freud. Tel Aviv: Academy Books

Mental Health and Religion

Allison, Joel (1967) "Adaptive regression and intense religious experience". Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders 146: 6
Boisen, Anton T (1951) "The Development and Validation of Religious Faith" Psychiatry 14: p455
- (1952) The Exploration of the Inner World; a Study of Mental Disorder and Religious Experience. NY: Harper
- (1952) "The genesis and significance of mystical identification in cases of mental disorder". Psychiatry 15: pp287-296
Brierley, Marjorie (1947) "Notes on psychoanalysis and integrative living". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 28:
Colm, Hanna (1953) "Religious symbolism in child analysis". Psychoanalysis 2:1
Coles, Robert (1990) The Spiritual Life of Children. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.
Dewhurst, K & Beard, A (1970). "Sudden religious conversions in temporal lobe epilepsy". British Journal Psychiatry 117: pp. 497-507
Eisler, E R (1924) "The religious factor in mental disorder". Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology XIX
Ferenczi, Sandor (1927) "Obsessional neurosis and piety". In: Further Contributions to the Theory and Practice of Psychoanalysis (1980) London: Maresfield
Freund, J. Dennis (1952) "Psychiatry and Religion". Disorders of the nervous system 13: 61
Gallemore, J L (1969) "The religious life of patients with affective disorders". Disorders of the nervous system 30: 7
Gilberg, Arnold L (1968). "The ecumenical movement and the treatment of nuns". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 49: 2
Goleman, Daniel (1976) "Meditation and consciousness as Asian approach to mental health". American Journal of Psychotherapy 30:1
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry - Committee on psychiatry and religion (1968) "The psychic foundation of religion in mental illness and health". GAP report no.67
Hauser, James (1981) "Adolescents and religion". Adolescence 16:62
Jahrreis, W O (1942) "Some influences of catholic education and creed upon psychotic reactions" Disorders of the nervous system 3:377
Jones, Ernest (1913) "The God Complex" In: Psycho-Myth, Psycho-History NY: Hillstone 1974
Kaufman, Ralph M (1939) "Religious delusions in schizophrenia". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 20: 3&4
Krol, J & Bachrach B (1984) "Sin and mental illness in the Middle Ages". Psychological Medicine 14:3
Lapsley, James N (1986) "The ëSelf', its vicissitudes and possibilities". Pastoral Psychology 35:1
Leavy, Stanley A (1961). "Clinical observations on the development of religion in later childhood" Bulletin of the Philadelphia Association for Psychoanalysis 7: pp85-90
Mann, James (1964). "Clinical and theoretical aspects of religious beliefs". Journal American Psychoanalytic Assoc. 12: p160
Meissner, W W (1991) "The phenomenology of religious psychopathology". Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 55:3
Mora, George (1984) "Reification of evil" In: Evil Vol 4 Nelson and Eigen (eds)
Spero, Moshe H (1990) "Parallel dimensions of experience in the psychoanalytic psychotherapy of the religious patient". Psychotherapy 27:1
Randour, Mary Lou (1993) Exploring Sacred Landscapes
Columbia University Press
Vergote, Antoine (1988) Guilt and desire: religious attitudes and their pathological derivatives . Yale University Press

The Psychology of Religion and religious experience

Bychowski, Gustav (1958) "The Ego and the introjects; Origins of religious experience". Psychoanalysis and the Social Sciences 5: pp246-279
Crapps, Robert (1987). An Introduction to the Psychology of Religion . U.S.: Mercer University Press.
Glenn, Michael (1970) "Religious conversion and the mystical experience". Psychiatric Quarterly 44: 4
Godin, Andre (1967) "The psychology of religion". Insight 5:4
Goodenough, Erwin R (1965) The Psychology of Religious Experiences. NY & London: Basic Books
Griffith, E. et al (1980) "Possession prayer, and testimony: Therapeutic aspects of the Wednesday night meeting in a black Church". Psychiatry 43:2
Hopkins, Pryns (1938) "A critical survey of the psychologies of religion". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 19: 3
Jekels, Ludwig (1936) "The psychology of the festival of Christmas". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 17:1
Leuba, James H (1929) The Psychology of religious Mysticism.NY: Harcourt, Brace
Lorand, Sandor (1962) "Psycho-analytic therapy of religious devotees: A theoretical and technical contribution followed by a discussion of Dr. Lorand's paper by Royden C. Astley". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 43: pp50-58
Lowenfeld, Henry (1967) "The decline in belief in the devil: The consequences for group psychology". Psychoanalytic Quarterly 38:3
Maloney, Newton & Spilka, Bernard (eds., 1991) Religion in psychodynamic Perspective - The contributions of Paul W. Pruyser. NY & Oxford: Oxford University Press
Meissner, W W (1984). Psychoanalysis and Religious Experience .Yale University Press
- (1988). "The cult phenomenon and paranoid process". In: The Psychoanalytic Study of Society , Boyer and Grolnick (eds) Vol 12
Moss, David M (1975) "Mysticism, the oceanic feeling and other reflections: An interview with Therese Benedek" Pilgrimage 3:3
Ostow, Mortimer & Scharfstein, ben-Ami (1954) The Need to Believe: The Psychology of Religion. NY: International Universities Press
Raknes, Ola (1937). "Religion and Psychic Structure". International Journal of Psychoanalysis 18:1, 86
Reik, Theodor (1920, 1968) "The strange God and One's own God". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 1:3; & American Imago 25:1
- (1921). "The science of religion: A collective review". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 2:1
- (1929). "The therapy of the neuroses and religion". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 10:2&3
- (1930). "Final phases of belief found in religion and in obsessional neurosis". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 11:278
Rizzuto, Ana-Maria. (1991) "Religious development: A psychoanalytic point of view". New Directions for Child Development 52: pp 47-60
Schuster, D B (1970) "The Holy Communion: an historical and psychoanalytic study" Bulletin of the Philadelphia Association for Psychoanalysis 20:3
Sterba, Richard (1968) "Remarks on mystic states". American Imago 25:1
Ward, Colleen (1984) "Thaipusam in Malaysia: A psychoanthropological analysis of ritual trance, ceremonial possession and self mortification practices". Ethos 12:4
Weininger, Benjamin (1955). "The interpersonal factor in the religious experience". Psychoanalysis 3:4
Werman, David (1986) "On the nature of the oceanic experience". Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. 34:1

The Role of Religion in Psychotherapy

Dare, Christopher (1969) "An aspect of the ego psychology of religion: A comment on Dr. Guntrip's paper" ("Religion in relation to personal integration"). British Journal of Medical Psychology 42:4, pp335-340
Guntrip, H (1953) "The therapeutic factor in psychotherapy". British Journal of Medical Psychology 26: p115
- (1969) "Religion in relation to personal integration".British Journal of Medical Psychology 42:4
Kristeva, Julia (1993) Les Nouvelles Maladies de l'ame Paris: Fayard (English version 1995, Columbia University Press, translated by Ross Guberman)
Lambert, Kenneth (1987) "Some religious implications of the work of Freud, Jung, and Winnicott". Winnicott Studies 2: pp49-70
Levy-Suhl, Max (1946) "The role of ethics and religion in psychoanalytic theory and therapy". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 27: 3&4
Mason, Randall (1980). "The psychology of the self: Religion and psychotherapy" In: Advances in Self Psychology edited by Arnold Goldberg
Moss, David M (1976) "Narcissism, empathy, and the fragmentation of self: An interview with Heinz Kohut" Pilgrimage 4:1
- (1979) "Priestcraft and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Contradiction or Concordance?" Journal of Religion and Health 18:3

Religion and fantasy

Casey, R P (1942) "Oedipus Motivation in religious thought and fantasy". Psychiatry 5: pp 219-228
Leverenz, D (1975) "Shared fantasy in puritan sermons" American Imago 32:3
Mancia, Mauro (1988) "The dream as religion of the mind". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 69:3
Mann, David (1992) "The infantile origins of the creation and apocalyptic myths" International Review of Psycho-Analysis 19:4
Ostow, Mortimer (1987). "Archetypes of apocalypse in dreams and fantasies and religious scripture". American Imago 43:4
Rudat, Wolfgang (1985) "Milton's ëParadise Lost': Augustinian theology and fantasy". American Imago 42:3

Gender issues

Barag, G G (1946) "The mother in the religious concepts of Judaism". American Imago, 4: 1
Burston, Daniel (1986) "Myth, religion and mother right". Contemporary Psychoanalysis 24:4
Grollman, Rabbi Earl A (1963) "Some sights and insights of history, psychology and psychoanalysis concerning the father-god and mother-goddess concepts of Judaism and Christianity".
American Imago 20: p187
Ochshorn, Judith (1981) Female Experience and the Nature of the Divine. Indiana University Press
Schwartz, Peter H (1985). "The maternal Christ as redeemer: Speech and gender in the thought of Martin Luther". Journal of Psychohistory 12:4
Tejirian, Edward J (1990) Sexuality and the Devil: Symbols of Love, Power and Fear in Male Psychology . NY: Routledge
Todd, Elizabeth H (1985) "Mary, dogma, and psychoanalysis". Journal of Religion and Health 24:2

The idea of God

Bomford, Rodney (1990) "The attributes of God and the characteristics of the unconscious". International Review of Psycho-Analysis 17:4
Henricson-Cullberg, Marta (1984) "God as a holding function ? a religious conversion". Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review 7:2
Farrel, B A (1955) "Psychological theory and the belief in God". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 36:187
Frankl, Viktor (1975) The Unconscious God NY: Simon and Schuster
Jones, Ernest (1923) "Psycho-Analysis of the Holy Ghost". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 4:3. Also in: Psycho-Myth, Psycho-History NY: Hillstone. Published in UK as Essays in Applied Psycho-Analysis.
Layland, Ralph (1981). "In search of a loving father". International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 62:2
Miller, Justin (1987) "Three fathers: The development of Theodor Reik's view of religion". Journal of Psychology and Judaism 11:1
Rizzuto, Ana-Maria (1976). "Freud, God, the Devil and the theory of object representation". International Review of Psycho-Analysis 3:2
-- (1979) The Birth of the Living God: A Psychoanalytic Study . University of Chicago Press
Schoenfeld, C G (1962) "God the father - and mother; Study and extension of Freud's conception of God as an exalted father". American Imago 19: pp213-234

Supplementary Bibliography

Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin (1996) Psychoanalytic studies of religion: A critical assessment and annotated bibliography Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group
Bernstein, Richard (1998).Freud and the Legacy of Moses Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Black, D.M. (1993)." What sort of a thing is religion?: A view from object relations theory" International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 74:613- 626
Capps, Donald (1997) Men, religion and melancholia: James, Otto, Jung and Erikson New Haven: Yale University Press
Chapman, C.N. (1997). "Freud's critique of religion: neglect of the anxiety theory" Psychoanal. Contemp. Thought 20:147-160
Coltart, Nina (1996) "Budhism and psychoanalysis revisited" in The Baby and the Bathwater London: Karnac Books
Di Censo (1999).The Other Freud: Religion, Culture and Psychoanalysis London and New York: Routledge
Fauteux, K. (1995). "Regression and reparation in religious experience and creativity" Psychoanal. Contemp. Thought 18:33-52.
Grubrich-Simitis Ilse (1997).Early Freud and Late Freud London and New York: Routledge. Trans: Philip Slotkin
Jacobs, J and Capps, D eds (1997) Religion, society and psychoanalysis: Readings in contemporary theory. Boulder, Co: Westview Press
Jones, James W (1994) Contemporary psychoanalysis and religion: Transference and transcendence. New Haven: Yale University Press
(1996) Religion and psychology in transition: Psycho-analysis, feminism and theology New Haven: Yale University Press
Kakar, Sudir (1996) The color of violence: cultural identities, religion & conflict Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press
Kellehear, Allan (1996) Experiences near death: Beyond medicine and religion Oxford University Press
Meghnagi, David ed. (1993) Freud and Judaism London: Karnac
Palmer, Michael (1997) Freud and Jung on Religion London and New York: Routledge
Parsons, William B (1999) The Enigma of the 'Oceanic Feeling': Revisioning the Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Mysticism. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Randour, M. L. (ed.) (1993). Exploring Sacred Landscapes: Religious and Spiritual Experiences in Psychotherapy New York: Columbia University Press
Rizzuto, Ana-Maria (1998).Why did Freud reject God? A Psychodynamic Interpretation. New Haven: Yale University Press
Roper, L. (1994). Oedipus and the devil. Witchcraft, sexuality, and religion in early modern Europe. London and New York: Routledge
Sorenson, R.L. (1994). "Changes to psychoanalytic theory: implications for the analysis of religious experience" Psychoanalytic Dialogues 4:631-660.
Spezzano, C and Gargiulo, G eds (1997) Soul on the Couch. Hillsdale NJ: Analytic Press
St Clair, Michael (1994) Human relationships and the experience of God: Object relations and religion New York: Paulist Press
Symington, N. (1994). Emotion & spirit: Questioning the claims of psychoanalysis & religion London: Cassell
Tortorici, J.S. et al. (1993) "Psychiatric treatment in Roman Catholic religious patients" Bull. Menninger Clin., 57:517- 522.

Reviews of many of these titles can be found in journals such as The International Journal of Psychoanalysis; the Psychoanalytic Quarterly: the British Journal of Psychoanalysis and relevant issues of Psychoanalytic Books published by Psychoanalytic Books Inc, New York.

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