Resisting history: Religious transcendence and the invention of the unconscious

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How can historians make sense of visions, hauntings and demonic possession? Do miraculous events have any place in a world governed by cause and effect? In Resisting history, Rhodri Hayward examines the cumulative attempts of theologians, historians and psychologists to create a consistent and rational narrative capable of containing the inexplicable. This lucid and provocative account argues that the psychological theories we routinely use to make sense of supernatural experience were born out of struggles between popular ...

Resisting history: Religious transcendence and the invention of the unconscious 2014, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719095375

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Resisting History: Religious Transcendence and the Invention of the Unconscious 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719074141

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