The Neurobiology of Sin: On Video

The Neurobiology of Sin by Archbishop Lazar Puhalo Paper Presented at the Orthodox Christian Conference on Psychology and Psychotherapy Video Presentation Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6.   _________________________________________________________________________________________

The Neurobiology of Sin

by Archbishop Lazar Puhalo Outline of a Proposed Paper for the Orthodox Christian Conference on Psychology and Psychotherapy. 1. INTENT "Man, with respect to his nature, is most truly said to be neither soul without body, nor...body without soul; but is composed of the union of body and soul into one form of the beautiful”…

The Church as a Therapeutic Center: The Therapy of the Soul

By +HIEROTHEOS (Vlachos) Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and Saint Vlassios   The subject of the therapy of the soul is extremely important for the Orthodox Church because it expresses the essence of spiritual life. Before elaborating on this crucial topic, I would like to give some introductory explanations. First, when discussing the therapy of the soul, we…

Abstract: Body/Self

What is it Like to Be Disconnected from the Body?: A Phenomenological Account of Disembodiment in Depersonalization/ Derealization Disorder Author: Tanaka, S. Source: Journal of Consciousness Studies, Volume 25, Numbers 5-6, 2018, pp. 239-262(24) Publisher: Imprint Academic   As long as I maintain the ordinary modes of experience such as walking or eating, the body appears to me as…

On How to Cure Depression

By Fr. Artemy Vladimirov [Russian-Faith.com Editor:] Fr. Artemy is very soft-spoken, a rather unusual phenomenon in Russia, where forceful priests who often speak bluntly and directly are more the rule than the exception. Meanwhile, he often uses symbolic and poetic language, betraying his literary background  Here, he speaks of Depression, the bane of the wealthy,…