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Encyclopedia of Psychology and faith, second version, is a enormously extended and up to date reference paintings that builds at the starting place of the hugely profitable prior version. the 1st to combine psychology and faith within the context of recent social and behavioral sciences, Encyclopedia of Psychology and faith maintains to provide a wealthy contribution to the improvement of human self-understanding. an important variety of new entries and of up to date unique entries supply much more complete assurance. This reference paintings presents a definitive and intellectually rigorous number of mental interpretations of the tales, rituals, motifs, symbols, doctrines, dogmas, and reviews of the world's spiritual and mythological traditions. A huge variety of mental ways are utilized in order to assist readers comprehend the shape and content material of spiritual event in addition to supply perception into the meanings of spiritual symbols and topics. It presents a technical and phenomenological vocabulary that may let collaboration and discussion between researchers in either fields. effortless to learn and scrupulously edited, the encyclopedia attracts from diversified religions, together with glossy international religions and older spiritual activities. it's of specific curiosity to researchers and pros in psychology and religion.

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Trans: Hull, R. F. ). Princeton: Princeton University Press. Kierkegaard, S. (1843/1983). Fear and trembling (Eds. and trans: Hong, H. V. & Hong, E. ). Princeton: Princeton University Press. The Koran. (1994). (trans: Rodwell, J. ). London: J. M. Dent & Sons. A A 4 Abyss Kathryn Madden National Institute for the Psychotherapies, New York, NY, USA Origins and Images of the Abyss Abyss from the Greek abyssos typically signifies a bottomless or boundless deep. The abyss appears in biblical tradition in several related senses.

Drake Spaeth The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL, USA Bernard Spilka Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA Anais N. Spitzer Department of Religious Studies, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA, USA Leslie E. G. Jung Foundation, New York, NY, USA Murray Stein International School for Analytical Psychology, Zurich, Switzerland Bret Stephenson The Adolescent Mind, Labyrinth Center, South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA Craig Stephenson Le Presbyte`re, Mondion, France Emily Stetler Department of Theology, Mount St.

Nun referred to the primeval water that encircles the entire world and, from which everything was created, personified as a god. In contrast to Tia¯mat’s goddess, feminine nature, Nun was considered to be an ancient god, the father of all the gods, which refers to his primacy rather than literal parentage (Lindemans 2000). Abyss became identified with Sheol and Tartarus (Job 41:24) based upon its association with notions of primordial depth and chaos. In Greek mythology, Tartarus was the gloomy prison of dishonorable opponents of Zeus.

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