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This information is made available in order to facilitate research, mentorship, and teaching opportunities among scholars interested in the psychological study of religion. ALL other uses are prohibited. Name and Title
      Dereck Daschke, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Institutional Affiliation
      Truman State University
Mailing Address
      100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501
Email AddressResearch Interests
      pocalypticism and millennialism; ancient Judaism/Old Testament/apocryphal literature; religion, health, and healing; new religious movements; collective memory; creativity and the life course; mysticism.
Representative Publications
      "Desolate Among Them: Loss, Fantasy, and Recovery in the Book of Ezekiel." American Imago 56, 2 (Sum 1999): 105-32.

      "Individuation and the Psychology of the Mystic Union." Journal of Psychology and Christianity 12, 3 (Fall 1993): 245-52.

Research Keywords
      Psychoanalytic, Object Relations, Mental Health and Psychopathology, New Religious Movements
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      "Religion, Health, and Healing," Truman State University, Spring 2001
      "Psychology and Religion," Truman State University, Fall 2001
      "In Search of Spirituality," Kirk Institute Honors Program, Truman State University, Summer 2001
      "The Millennium and The Apocalypse," Truman State University, Fall 2000
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      B.A.
Languages Spoken
      English

 

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