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Religious objects as psychological structures

Moshe Halevi Spero

Religious objects as psychological structures

acritical integration of object relations theory, psychotherapy and Judaism

by Moshe Halevi Spero

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism and psychoanalysis.,
  • Jewish law -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Judaism -- psychology.,
  • Psychotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography p215-236. - Includes index.

    StatementMoshe Halevi Spero.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii,242p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22179704M
    ISBN 100226769399

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