Journals Higher Education

$28.95

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Published: 31 July 2014

160 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719095375


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Resisting History

Religious Transcendence and the Invention of the Unconscious

Rhodri Hayward

Published by Manchester University Press

Encounters MUP

  • Critical engagement with the psychological ideas implicit in contemporary historical practice
  • New history of ideas of the subconscious showing how it was developed as a tool for policing popular religious testimony and mystical experience
  • New persepctive offered on the Victorian spiritualism, religious revivalism, pentecostalism and the psychology of religion
  • New perspective offered on the Victorian spiritualism, religious revivalism, pentecostalism and the psychology of religion
  • Provocative discussion of the role of the miraculous and the supernatural and the possibility of its representation in history
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