Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 64, Issue 4, pp 515–521 | Cite as

A Review of Donald Capps’s At Home in the World

  • Nathan Carlin


This article is part of a book forum on Donald Capps’s At Home in the World: A Study in Psychoanalysis, Religion, and Art. Commentary on the book is offered, and, in terms of future writing on male melancholia, it is suggested that the paradoxical notion of “melancholic happiness” be explored in terms of men’s religious sensibilities.


Donald Capps Male Melancholia Psychology of Religion Art Psychoanalysis Melancholic happiness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.McGovern Center for Humanities and EthicsThe University of Texas Medical SchoolHoustonUSA

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