"What makes this book remarkable is the even-handed nature of the discussion and the wide variety of standpoints from which the 14 contributors approach their chosen topics ... this collection is packed with stimulating contributions." - Christopher MacKenna, British Association of Psychotherapists, London
"David Black has gathered together a selection of profound and important writings on religious faith and psychoanalysis. It is a contribution to our thinking that I warmly welcome and recommend." - Jonathan Wyatt, Psychodynamic Practice, November 2007
"David Black, the editor, has provided an excellent introduction, which also gives a brief history of the relationship between psychoanalysis and religion (…) This book should, I believe, be required reading for anyone interested in the ever-changing relationship between psychoanalysis and religion." – Mary Neave, Therapy Today, April 2008
About the Author
David M. Black
is a Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London, and works as a psychoanalyst in private practice and teaches on a number of professional trainings. He has published widely on psychoanalysis in relation to religion, consciousness and values.