Religion: Improvisation on Guilt

A lot of people think that the confessional and the analyst's couch are in competition for man's soul. Thus when the newly formed McAuley Psychiatric Clinic in San Francisco's Roman Catholic St. Mary's Hospital sent out invitations to a forum combining priests and psychiatrists, the response was overwhelming. Close to 400 priests and doctors packed St. Mary's auditorium to see what would happen. What happened was that the two groups got along as though they were made for each other.

The line-up for the psychiatrists: Dr. Joseph B. Wheelwright, British-educated Jungian; Dr. William A. Bellamy, Freudian; and Dr. Sam Nelken, an "eclectic"...

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