Teaching Freud

Paperback | January 15, 2003

EditorDiane Jonte-pace

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As one of the first theorists to explore the unconscious fantasies, fears, and desires underlying religious ideas and practices, Freud con be considered one of the grandparents of the field of Religious Studies. Yet his legacy is deeply contested. How can Freud be taught in a climate ofcritique and controversy? The fourteen contributors to this volume, all recognized scholars of religion and psychoanalysis, describe how they address Freud's contested legacy; they "teach the debates." They go on to describe their courses on Freud and religion, their innovative pedagogicalpractices, and the creative ways they work with resistance.

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As one of the first theorists to explore the unconscious fantasies, fears, and desires underlying religious ideas and practices, Freud con be considered one of the grandparents of the field of Religious Studies. Yet his legacy is deeply contested. How can Freud be taught in a climate ofcritique and controversy? The fourteen contributor...

Diane Jonte-Pace is Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development at Santa Clara University. She serves as chair of the Editorial Board of the Religious Studies Review and is the author of Speaking the Unspeakable: Religion, Misogyny, and the Uncanny Mother in Freud's Cultural Texts.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 5.98 × 9.09 × 0.91 inPublished:January 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195157699

ISBN - 13:9780195157697

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"The writing is remarkably engaging, reflecting the suthor's engagement with both their subjects and their students. Teachers planning courses on psychoanalytic theory will find the volume to be an invaluable aid. In addition, theorists in several fields will appreciate the depth of insightconveyed by accomplished scholars who have spent decades thinking about what Freud means in both their lives and their work." --Religious Studies Review