.... In psychology, the psyche /ˈ s aɪk iː/ is the<quoted text>I don't dispute what you said the early church believed but I think they left out the 4th part. The mind. And it's because they didn't want people to think for themselves and question the authority of the Priests and Church leaders. It's not surprising that the original sin as the act of man gaining knowledge.
Rod McKuen once said something about Billy Graham. He was talking about how much Billy spoke against our worldly nature and managed to combine gold and God into a multi billion dollar a year business.
And please I am not knocking Mr. Graham. I admire the fact that he established guidelines for such ministries when it comes to disclosing donations and how much money pours in. He wrote some paper about it but no other evangelicals of his time would sign on.
As far as I know his group is the only evangelical group that does this.
totality of the human mind, conscious, and
unconscious . Psychology is the scientific or
objective study of the psyche. The word has a
long history of use in psychology and
philosophy, dating back to ancient times, and
has been one of the fundamental concepts for
understanding human nature from a scientific
point of view. The English word soul is
sometimes used synonymously, especially in
older texts. wiki