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Please allow some of my notes to guide your summary:
You might mention how Hall's article thoroughly overviews and explains relational theories and how they derived from Freud's "drive/structure model." The article reinforces how theories are interrelated and highly influential upon each other. Hall specifically cites Fairbairn's object theory and Bowlby's attachment theory by articulating how they are "off shoots" or results of psychoanalysis. Thus, you might mention that the article offers a historical overview about how these two traditions emerged and continue to influence the psychology of religion and spirituality.
The article outlines the historical background surrounding the development of Object Relations Theory. It was perplexing to learn about different factions and camps within the field. Although this historical context is necessary, it is a bit overwhelming.
In turn, the parts about how a shift from the drive/structure model to the relational/structure model are more applicable for me personally. You night note how this article shows how psychoanalytic applications for understanding religion and spirituality within therapeutic ...
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