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Religion and Psychology

Mapping the Terrain, 1st Edition

By Diane Jonte-Pace, William B. Parsons


352 pages

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Religion and Psychology is a thorough and incisive survey of the current relationship between religion and psychology from the leading scholars in the field. This is an essential resource for students and researchers in the area of psychology of religion. Issues addressed are:

* The Psychology-Theology Dialogue

* The Psychology-Comparativist Dialogue

* Psychology, Religion and Gender Studies

* Psychology "as" Religion

* Social Scientific Approaches to the Psychology of Religion

* The Empirical Approach

* International Perspectives


'Will be of considerable value in orienting graduate students and researchers in a complex field and whetting their appetites for further exploration.' - Stephen Pattison, Journal of Contemporary Religion

About the Authors

Diane Jonte-Pace teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Santa Clara, California, and is the editor of Religious Studies Review. William Parsons is teaches Religious Studies at Rice University, Texas.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
RELIGION / General
RELIGION / Psychology of Religion