Credo?: Religion and Psychoanalysis (Paperback)

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By Patrick Casement, Rowan Williams (Foreword by)
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What is it that lies beyond our knowing, beyond our imagination, and beyond our understanding: beyond the reach of either science or philosophy? Might there be some unimaginable energy, some incomprehensible wisdom and purpose that will forever remain beyond our comprehending?

Patrick Casement explores the questions that arise repeatedly in the minds of all those who have faith, or an interest in faith. Some of the pieces in this collection are from the early part of his life, before he became interested in psychoanalysis, when as a young man he considered ordination. These are followed by reflections from later life, looking at his life’s journey and how faith and psychoanalysis have been entwined throughout.

This collection is offered to the reader in the hope that some of it might resonate in the minds of others who have been asking similar questions about life, and why are we here.

About the Author


Patrick Casement is a fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis and a member of the International Association of Psychoanalysis. He was formerly a training analyst of the British Psychoanalytical Society, having been in full-time private practice for many years, now retired. He is the author of numerous publications.

Rowan Williams is the former Archbishop of Canterbury.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781912807635
ISBN-10: 1912807637
Publisher: AEON Books
Publication Date: May 20th, 2020
Pages: 100
Language: English