By Fordham University, 1971. 8th, Bier, William Christian, ; Fordham University, New York. Institute of Pastoral Psychology

His estrangement, not just from the area, yet from himself in addition, has turn into one of many extra pervasive features of contemporary guy. early life with its tradition and counterculture, minorities, alienated from society and from different minorities, generations pushed aside by means of conflicts in lifestyles-all are manifestations of this modern challenge. this sort of subject, addressed through the 1971 Institute of Pastoral Psychology, lends itself to, and certainly calls for, an interdisciplinary strategy. As in necessary Institutes and their released court cases, worthy contributions were made via the behavioral and social sciences, theology, philosophy, and the legislation to an realizing of the issues encountered, not just in pastoral paintings, but additionally within the broader parts of human lifestyles and its institutions. the current quantity perspectives alienation as a many-faceted malaise, having its distant roots in philosophy and faith, and extra lately within the writings of political and social theorists. This normal historic history is by means of an exploration of up to date impacts, corresponding to battle and overseas pressure. subsequent, 3 focal issues are given prolonged treatment-alienation within the political and social order, the alienation of teen, and spiritual alienation. no longer overlooked are chosen manifestations of alienation affecting the elderly, the terrible, and people set aside through their homosexuality. eventually, representatives from 4 differing disciplines recommend what will be sleek man's responses to his experience of estrangement. This quantity, quantity Seven within the Pastoral Psychology sequence, will absolutely entice a much wider readership than that which the Institute initially meant.

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WILLIAM C. J. JANUARY, 1972 Page 1 I ALIENATION IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Page 3 Alienation and Reconciliation in the Judaeo-Christian Experience Joseph A. J. Father Joseph A. A. degree from Loyola University (Chicago) in 1960, and the Dr. phil. degree from the University of Freiburg (Germany) in 1968. At the present time he is an assistant professor of dogmatic theology at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, Illinois. Father Bracken is a contributor to philosophical and theological journals, and is a member of the American Catholic Philosophical Association and the American Theological Society.

It designates, too, the process whereby man brings about this state of not being what he truly is. As Hegel uses the term, alienation signifies the stepping outside of himself which is necessary for man, if he is not to remain simply static, simply natural. Man must, so to speak, stand off from himself and see himself "objectively" in order to realize what it is to be man. For the individual this means finding his true self outside himself in the social whole of which he is part. But, it also means estranging himself from the social whole in order to prevent his individual self from being swallowed up in the whole.

Fogarty 179 Among Members of Religious Orders Gerald A. J. 189 VII. Other Manifestations of Alienation 197 Among the Aged Chaim Grunwald 199 Among the Poor Stephen M. David 210 Alienation and Homosexuality Robert J. Campbell 219 VIII. Responses to Alienation 231 From Psychiatry Philip J. Guerin 233 From Political Science Joseph Cropsey 241 From Social Science John L. J. 247 From Religion William J. J. 262 Page vii PREFACE A series of Pastoral Psychology Institutes, sponsored by the Psychology Department of Fordham University, was begun in 1955.

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