Confession is also psychological


#1

I just got back from confession. I love the spiritual forgiveness, but I also have to admit its nice to hear the words of forgiveness physically and psychologically. Sin is not just spiritual. so the cure can’t be just spiritual. It was such a good experience.


#2

In a strict sense, that is true. The Greek word for soul is “psyche.”

So yes, the sacraments are “psychological”.

ICXC NIKA


#3

The book Whatever Became of Sin by Karl Menninger MD, the famous psychiatrist, touches on this. Published in the 1980’s.


#4

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