EXPANDED TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction: Charting a path toward mutual recognition

  • Psychoanalysis and religion
    • To Dr. Freud, with deep regret
    • The Judaic narrative
    • Anti-semitism: The Jewish experience in Europe
      • Assimilation
      • The allure of secularism
      • Freud's experiences
      • The role of supersessionism
      • From supersessionism to shared vision
    • The Christian narrative
  • Incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection: The Christian narrative and psychoanalytic theory
    • Jessica Benjamin and intersubjectivity theory
    • G. W. F. Hegel: From Christian theology to intersubjectivity
    • Paul Ricoeur: Hermeneutics and the movements of recognition
  • Identification, surrender, and gratitude: Psychoanalytic process and the Christian narrative
  • Organization of this book
    • Part I
    • Part II
    • Part III
  • Endnotes
Part I
Identification / Incarnation

2. The first movement toward mutual recognition: Theoretical perspectives

  • Identification in infancy
    • Before birth
    • After birth
    • In the mind
  • Identification in analysis
    • Before the first appointment
    • After the first appointment
    • In the mind
  • Incarnation as analogue to identification in Hegel
    • Hegel's premises: Before incarnation
    • Hegel's premises: After incarnation
  • Incarnation and relational psychoanalysis
  • Endnotes

3. Introducing Mandy: Clinical Perspectives

  • Christian clinical considerations
  • Introduction to the case
  • Family history
    • Clinical notes: Fall 1994 42
      • Clinical commentary: Centrality of Mandy's faith 43
    • Clinical notes: 1995 44
      • Clinical commentary: Holding of dialectics 45
        • Subjective position of the analyst: Transcendent and immanent
        • Hermeneutic of the analyst: Suspicion and faith
        • Epistemology of the analyst: Reason and experience
        • Temporal positioning of the analyst: Archeological and teleological
    • Clinical notes: 1996–1998
      • Clinical commentary: Multiple self-states and trinity
        • Relational perspectives on multiplicity
        • Theological perspectives on multiplicity
        • Self-states in Mandy
  • Understanding enactment
    • Enactment in early literature
      • Family therapy
      • Group therapy
      • Psychoanalysis
    • Current thinking on enactment in psychoanalysis
      • Enactment and neuroscience
    • Concluding remarks on enactment
  • Clinical notes: 1998–2000
  • Endnotes

4. Identifying the Christian narrative in early psychoanalysis: Historical perspectives

  • Freud and Christianity 65
  • Psychoanalysts influenced by the Christian narrative
    • Switzerland: Oskar Pfister, adapter
    • England: D. W. Winnicott, adapter
    • England: Hugh Crichton-Miller, adapter
    • England: John Rickman, adapter
    • England: Wilfred Bion, adapter
    • England: Michael Balint, adapter
    • Scotland: Ian and Jane Suttie, adapters
    • Scotland: W. R. D. Fairbairn, adapter
    • Scotland: Harry S. Guntrip, adapter
    • United States: James Jackson Putnam, adapter
    • United States: Clara Thompson, reactor
    • United States: Harry Stack Sullivan, reactor
    • United States: Heinz Kohut, adapter
    • United States: Erik Erikson, adapter
    • United States: Karen Horney, reactor
  • Endnotes 93
Part II
Surrender / Crucifixion

5. The second movement toward mutual recognition: Theoretical perspectives

  • Surrender in infancy
    • Identification and differentiation
    • Differentiation and negation
    • Negation and surrender
    • Avoidance of negation through submission
  • Surrender in analysis
    • Identification and differentiation
    • Differentiation and negation
    • Negation and surrender
    • Avoidance of negation through submission
  • Crucifixion as analogue to surrender in Hegel
    • Identification and differentiation
    • Differentiation and negation
    • Negation and surrender
      • Idolatry
      • Avoidance of negation through submission: Fundamentalism
    • The longing to surrender
    • The third: Empowering the agent of surrender
  • Endnotes

6. Surrendering to the third with Mandy: Clinical perspectives

  • Recognizing enactment
    • Enactment and intersubjectivity
  • Clinical notes: 2000
    • Clinical commentary: Insight from enactment resolution
  • The work of the third
    • Oscillation and the third
    • Oscillation and tertiary process
    • Oscillation in summary
  • Clinical notes: 2000–2001
    • Clinical commentary: The dead mothers; the mothers who died
  • Clinical notes: 2003–2004
    • Clinical commentary
  • Endnotes

7. Destruction and survival of the Christian narrative in Fairbairn and Winnicott: Historical perspectives

  • Religion in the life history of Fairbairn
    • In the early years
    • In the adult years
    • In extraprofessional writing
  • Religion in the life history of Winnicott
    • In the early years
    • In the adult years
    • In extraprofessional writing
  • Religion in the cultures of Scotland and England
    • The Christian narrative and the British enlightenment
    • Common beliefs, historic tensions
      • Scottish Presbyterianism
      • English Wesleyanism
  • Religious narratives in the work of Fairbairn and Winnicott
    • Nature of the parent: Fairbairn
    • Nature of the parent: Winnicott
    • Nature of the child: Fairbairn
    • Nature of the child: Winnicott
  • Endnotes
Part III
Gratitude / Resurrection

8. The third movement toward mutual recognition: Theoretical perspectives

  • Gratitude in early psychoanalysis
    • Melanie Klein
    • Klein contrasted with Winnicott
  • Gratitude in the English lexicon
  • Resurrection as analogue to gratitude in Hegel
  • Gratitude and resurrection: The philosophical and theological contributions of Paul Ricoeur
    • Paul Ricoeur: An introduction
  • Ricoeur, Klein, and Winnicott: A study in contrasts
    • Radical evil defined
    • Evil causality
      • Humans as agents and sufferers
      • Humans as fallible
      • Humans as passive and active
    • Originary goodness
    • Human capability
  • The economy of the gift: Psychoanalytic applications
    • The gift of faith: The empowering third in identification and incarnation
    • The gift of love: The empowering third in surrender and crucifixion
    • The gift of hope: The empowering third in gratitude and resurrection
    • Gratitude and the economy of the gift
  • Endnotes

9. From mourning to resurrection with Mandy: Clinical perspectives

  • Clinical notes: 2004–2005
    • Clinical commentary: Destruction—survival, sequelae, potential
  • Clinical notes: 2006–2007
    • Clinical commentary: Between crucifixion and resurrection
      • Pregnancy
      • Mourning
  • Clinical notes: 2007
    • Clinical commentary: Days of darkness—In the tomb of mourning
      • Postpartum
      • Mourning and internalization
  • Sexual trauma and the recognition of the sacred
  • Clinical notes: 2008
  • Clinical notes: 2009
    • Clinical commentary: Resurrection and gratitude
  • Clinical notes: 2010
  • Endnotes

10. In grateful memory: The resurrection of Sándor Ferenczi and the renewal of the relational covenant

  • Historical perspectives
  • Religious influences in Hungarian culture
    • Religious and ethnic pluralism
    • Calvinism: Political implications
    • Calvinism: Religious implications
      • Emancipation
      • Education
    • Calvinism: Pietistic influences
  • Religious influences from family
  • Religious influences from education
  • Religious influences in personal relationships
    • Miksa Schachter
    • Ian and Jane Suttie
    • Izette de Forest 192
  • Religious influences from professional affiliations
    • Georg Lukacs
  • Religious influences from Kierkegaard
    • Kierkegaard and Christianity
    • Kierkegaard and love
  • Kierkegaardian evidences in the thinking of Sándor Ferenczi
    • Love in Ferenczi and Kierkegaard
      • Belief in people
      • Forgiveness
      • Egalitarianism
    • Truth in Ferenczi and Kierkegaard
      • Honesty
      • Integrity
    • Intersubjectivity in Ferenczi and Kierkegaard
      • Mutual influence
      • Thirdness
  • Summary
  • Endnotes

11. Conclusion: Continuing paths toward mutual recognition

  • Object relations
  • American interpersonal
  • Self psychology
  • Redemption: The hope of eternal return
    • Emphasis on truth
    • Emphasis on loving relationship
    • Emphasis on redemption
  • Final thoughts
  • Endnotes
  • References
  • Index