There is a very close relationship between Theology and Psychology. Psychology is the study of mind and behaviors of an organism and changing behaviors. Theology is study about God and changing organisms behaviors to be in line with God. Psychology focuses on changing behaviors of organisms to the one accepted by the community. Theology focuses on changing behaviors of organisms to the one accepted by God. Both accepts that prayers are mode of healing and interventions.
From Theology back ground, Jesus said in Matthew 5:27-28 that If you look at a woman lustfully, you have already committed fornication with her. Hence sins starts from mind. On Psychology background, anything that you see is sent to the brain especially in the occipital lobe and the signals are sent back which must have an impact on human. For example if you see a lion, you may start shaking right? Hence anything you see is passed through your eyes to the brain and must have or lead to a response especially physically or emotionally or must have an impact on your whole body. Another example is if you watch pornography, the images you see are passed through the eyes, retina, optic nerve, thalamus and then projected to the occipital lobe. Then these signals are sent back to the eyes as a response. The dopamine (pleasure neurotransmitter) is released. The effects on the body will be arousal, lust, etc. So when Jesus said that If you look at a woman lustfully, you have already committed fornication with her, He was 100% true as He is the author of the human brain and He knows all that happens in a human mind.
One thing I would wish to add here is the idea of Horaosexuation vs. Haptosexuation (Psychosexuation) as I will discuss in the next page...>
THE IDEA OF PSYCHOSEXUATION (HORAOSEXUATION & HAPTOSEXUATION)
Psychosexuation (a word made of a Greek word psyche which is 'mind' and sexuation derived from English word 'sex') is a sexually related process of events which takes place in the brain/mind when one is exposed into different situations, conditions, or places. It is of two types; horaosexuation and haptosexuation. Horaosexuation (a noun) is a process or technique in man’s mind that implies that men get sexually aroused by sight. The word ‘horaosexual’ (adjective) I derived it from two words; horao which is a Greek word for ‘seeing’ or ‘sight’ and the second word sexual which is an English word derived from 'sex' or 'intercourse.' Hence horaosexuation means a process or method or a way of arousing someone through sight. Horaosexual mind implies that men’s minds are sexually excited/aroused through sight. For example if a man sees a nude woman he may get aroused and be influenced or being forced to be in bed with that woman immediately.
This is vice versa to women. For them to get sexually excited or aroused they have to go through the second type of psychosexuation called haptosexuation process. Haptosexual (adjective) is also another word which I derived from two words ‘haptomai’ which is a Greek word for ‘touch’ or ‘lay hold’ and the second English word sexual which is derived from sex or intercourse.
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