Psychology should draw on Church Fathers’ insights: Russian Church official
Catholic World News - April 15, 2011
The writings of the Church Fathers have much to teach the world of modern psychology, according to a Russian Orthodox Church official.
“Modern science has not absorbed or insufficiently absorbed a wealth of heritage left by the early Christian spiritual and intellectual tradition,” said Vladimir Legoyda, head of the synodal information department. “Christian ascetics made such great discoveries in human nature that Freud couldn't even dream of … Christianity has gathered unparalleled experience analyzing human soul which is undoubtedly indispensable to modern science.”
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