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7 edition of The Psychology of Religious Knowing found in the catalog.

The Psychology of Religious Knowing

by Fraser Watts

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Psychology of Religion,
  • Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715014M
    ISBN 100521033845
    ISBN 109780521033848
    OCLC/WorldCa271166167

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Mar 26,  · The book seeks to describe the psychological processes that are involved in arriving at religious knowledge.

It is argued that the ways in which The Psychology of Religious Knowing book come to know other things, in particular how people arrive at personal insights, is close at many points to how they arrive at religious io-holding.com by: Feb 24,  · "In The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Dr.

Sisemore has crafted a remarkable volume that is simultaneouslyconcise, thorough, and accessible. I heartily recommend this book forundergraduate psychology of religion courses, and expect it will be used in a number of post-graduate programs as well."3/5(2).

The Psychology of Religious Fundamentalism and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device io-holding.com by: of over 3, results for Books: Religion & Spirituality: Religious Studies: Psychology God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World May 3, Mar 18,  · The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience.

Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been io-holding.com by: Quotes Tagged “Psychology Of Religion”.

“Ever since the rise of fear in the hominid psyche, one way or another, the grounds for an ever-active anti-fear mechanism was being prepared in the soft soil of consciousness by the process of natural selection. It is a process that deems survival potential as the only measure for existence.

Oct 22,  · The leading undergraduate psychology of religion text, this engaging book synthesizes cutting-edge theories and findings into an accessible account enlivened by personal reflections and contemporary examples.5/5(2).

Jul 15,  · Bernard Spilka, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Denver. He is past president of the Psychology of Religion division of the American Psychological Association and a recipient of its William James Award and Distinguished Service Award.

3/5(3). he psychology of religion is the study and interpretation of recognized faiths using contemporary methods of Western psychology. The history of the discipline is divided into three main periods of research: From to World War II; post-war to the s; and to the present day.

The book talks about the interdependency of religion on the human psyche, written from an analytical perspective of religion as something more than an entity that is man-made. In addition to some deep reflections on the inherent nature of original religious experience, Jung devotes a large aspect of the narrative to uncovering dream symbols/5.

psychology of religion and not a critical assessment of the scholarly merits of each book attributed to that development, our consideration of each title will be in terms of a commentary on the book’s contents and contribution rather than a critical and scholarly assessment of its intrinsic value itself.

We have. Kenneth Pargament. Kenneth Pargament is noted for his book Psychology of Religion and Coping (; see article), as well as for a book on religion and psychotherapy, and a sustained research program on religious coping. He is professor of psychology at Bowling Green State University (Ohio, US).

“The way you cope/speak with yourself/treat yourself today expresses your self-worth. So, start the day with remembering to whom you belong!” ― Bozena Zawisz. The Belief Instinct is an enjoyable book whose response to our basic belief system can be attributed to an understanding of the "theory of mind".

Bering weaves an interesting narrative on how psychological illusions caused by the "theory of mind" gave our ancestors an evolutionary advantage.4/5. The book presents a broad view of psychology; whatever kind of psychology you are interested in, you will find it covered here, from biological to social, and from experimental to psychoanalytic.

It focuses particularly on the varied concepts that psychologists have employed to make sense of religion and subjects them to critical io-holding.com by: 2. An Introduction to the Psychology of Religion, Volume Robert H. Thouless. CUP Archive, - Psychology - pages. 1 Review. The third edition of this successful book, which applies the science of psychology to problems of religion.

Dr Thouless explores such questions as: why do people believe. Why are their beliefs often held with 4/5(1). Psychology of Religion (established in ) is published in the United States, and the other, Mental Health, Religion, and Culture (established in ) is pub- lished in the United Kingdom.

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B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. PSYCHOLOGY AND RELIGION ‘Psychology and Religion is an authoritative survey of what we know about the psychology of religion. It is very clear and readable, and reflects Michael Argyle’s considerable reputation and experience.’ Fraser Watts, University of Cambridge Should psychology try to explain religion or try to understand it?

Pioneers in.The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article. New content alerts RSS. Subscribe and Bernard Spilka, New York & London, The Guilford Press,xvi + pp., $ (hardcover), $ (e-Book), $ (both issues), ISBN Paweł M.

Socha.From foremost authorities in the field, this comprehensive volume synthesizes the breadth of current knowledge on the psychological processes underlying spirituality, religious behavior, and religious experience. Presented are cutting-edge theories, conceptual frameworks, methodologies, and empirical findings emerging from all psychological subdisciplines.4/5(1).