Books in category Religion – Psychology of Religion

  • Fits Trances Visions

    Fits, Trances, & Visions
    Ann Taves

    In this sweeping work of religious and psychological history, Ann Taves explores the myriad ways in which believers and detractors interpreted these complex experiences in Anglo-American culture between the mid-eighteenth and early …

  • In Gods We Trust

    In Gods We Trust
    Scott Atran

    This ambitious, interdisciplinary book seeks to explain the origins of religion using our knowledge of the evolution of cognition.

  • Applied Psychology for Servant Religion

    Applied Psychology for Servant Religion
    E. Rae Harcum

    This book is the third in a trilogy of books on introductory psychology.

  • Fateful Shapes of Human Freedom

    Fateful Shapes of Human Freedom
    Vincent Michael Colapietro

    The book is not simply a study of a particular philosopher or a single philosophical movement (American idealism). It is rather a philosophical confrontation with a cluster of issues in contemporary life.

  • The Psychology of Religious Behaviour Belief and Experience

    The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience
    Michael Argyle, Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Beit-Hallami and Argyle are renowned for their clear, analytical approach to topics and this new, state-of-the-art study of psychology and religion is no exception.

  • Religion in Mind

    Religion in Mind
    Jensine Andresen

    Originally published in 2001, Religion in Mind summarizes and extends the advances in the cognitive study of religion throughout the 1990s.

  • Sacred Matters

    Sacred Matters
    Wesley R. Burr, Loren Dean Marks, Randal D. Day

    "Sacred Matters builds on earlier literature, adds new qualitative and quantitative data, and creates a conceptual framework and general theory (or model) about when, how, and why sacred matters are helpful and harmful in families"–

  • The Knowledge That Leads to Wholeness

    The Knowledge That Leads to Wholeness
    Robert Lloyd

    The Knowledge that Leads to Wholeness is the first book to specifically illustrate how the major Gnostic myths underlie Jungs theory of individuation.

  • Freud and Freudians on Religion

    Freud and Freudians on Religion
    Donald Capps

    This book presents selections from Freud's writings on religion and from the work of five more recent contributors to the psychoanalytic study of religion: David Bakan, Erik H. Erikson, Heinz Kohut, Julia Kristeva, and D.W. Winnicott.

  • Rational Mysticism

    Rational Mysticism
    John Horgan

    John Horgan investigates a wide range of fields—chemistry, neuroscience, psychology, anthropology, theology, and more—to narrow the gap between reason and mystical phenomena.

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