Wednesday, May 06, 2015

freud's last session | the question of god

The play FREUD'S LAST SESSION is inspired by a book called The Question of God.

Written by Dr. Armand Nicholi who taught a Harvard class for years based on the opposing arguments of CS Lewis and Sigmund Freud.  He found that the two men both dealt with the same questions (pain, suffering, love, sex, and the meaning of life and death) and both had examined their views as well as alternate options in great detail, and yet both had come to conclusions that couldn't be more opposite.

The course inspired Dr. Nicholi to write the book, which became a PBS miniseries before being adapted into a play by Mark St. Germain.

No comments: