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Religion and contemporary psychology

T. H. Pear

Religion and contemporary psychology

(general subject) : delivered before the University of Durham at Armstrong College Newcastle-upon-Tyne in November 1936.

by T. H. Pear

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Published by Oxford UP in London .
Written in English


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SeriesRiddell memorial lectures
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Psychology of religion: Classic and contemporary (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley. (A veritable encyclopedia of the psychology of religion; especially strong with representing the field's breadth. Originally written in English, the book is now available in Swedish and will soon be translated into Polish.) ISBN: Books shelved as sociology-of-religion-contemporary: In Praise of Doubt: How to Have Convictions Without Becoming a Fanatic by Peter L. Berger, Nations H.

Sigmund Freud's views on religion are described in several of his books and regarded God as an illusion, based on the infantile need for a powerful father figure; religion, necessary to help us restrain violent impulses earlier in the development of civilization, can now be . In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societies. Almost all societies seek to cultivate religions and faith communities as sources of social stability and engines of social progress.

  Some have said people seek religion to cope with a fear of death, others call it the basis for morality, and various other theories abound.. But in a new book.   Scholarly and comprehensive yet accessible, this state-of-the-science work is widely regarded as the definitive graduate-level psychology of religion text. The authors synthesize classic and contemporary empirical research on numerous different religious groups. Coverage includes religious thought, belief, and behavior across the lifespan; links between religion and biology; the 3/5(3).


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An unbiased, comprehensive introduction to the psychology of religion. This book integrates clinical, theoretical, and empirical literature, as well as biographical information of the lives of significant psychologists and their works.

It contains new research on meditation, the correlational study of religion, religion and mental health Cited by: : Psychology of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Views (): Wulff, David M.: BooksCited by:   This book articulates a broad range of theoretical viewpoints, both classical and contemporary, in the field of the psychology of religion.

Chapters One through Eight are overviews of such 'classical' theorists as William James, Sigmund Religion and contemporary psychology book, Carl Jung, Gordon Allport, Abraham Maslow, Alan Watts, Erich Fromm, and Viktor by: 6.

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Organized according to their fundamentally objective or subjective perspective, the most significant studies in German and French literature are discussed, as well as other important contributions from around the world.

The author explains that literature of an objective nature considers. Faith and Health: Psychological Perspectives is a book of scientific psychology on the relationship between religious faith and by Thomas G.

Plante and Allen C. Sherman, the book was published in the United States in The book includes 16 chapters divided among four major parts that focus on general population outcomes (such as impacts on longevity), outcomes in special.

Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals.

The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human-scientific approaches.

Edwin D. Starbuck’s Scribner’s publication, Psychology of Religion, wherein the term “psychology of religion” was used for the first time, we will proceed with our commentary on each book and its relevance to the development of the field of study called the psychology of religion. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. The psychology of religion attempts to predict consequences of religious belief. Based on their research, psychologists might anticipate that a particular belief will cause those who believe it to respond in a certain way.

For instance, people who believe that the end of the world is imminent might be more likely to withdraw from society.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Psychology and Religion: Classical Theorists and Contemporary Developments at Read honest and /5. David Wulff's text, Psychology of Religion: Classic & Contemporary can be a bit dry at times. As a student, I felt at times that the content was difficult to digest -- not because of the difficulty of the material, but more due to the nature of the writing/5.

In I self-published a book I had been working on for a decade: 'Common Sense - The Philosophy of Psychology'. I believed at the time this was a definition of mind, as opposed to brain, and I believe this now even more so.

A major assumption made by the author is that "traditional religion and modern psychology stand in a special relation to one another because both of them provide concepts and technologies for the ordering of the interior life" (2).

The author labels various contemporary psychologies as "cultures." He associates Freud with, what he calls, "the Reviews: 7. The Psychology of Contemporary Religious Violence: A Multidimensional Approach His book, The Psychology of Religion and Coping: Theory, Research, Practice was described by the Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic as "the best book on the psychology of religion in a generation or more.".

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl. Paperback | Kindle | Audio. I can’t imagine a list of the best psychology books not including Frankl’s classic. I first read Man’s Search for Meaning in my early 20s. But it didn’t mean anything to me until rereading it in my mids.

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An unbiased, comprehensive introduction to the psychology of religion. This book integrates clinical, theoretical, and empirical literature, as well as biographical information of the lives of significant psychologists and their works.4/5.

Psychology Of Religion Books Showing of The Varieties of Religious Experience (Paperback) by. William James (shelved 5 times as psychology-of-religion) Modern Man in Search of a Soul (Paperback) by.

C.G. Jung (shelved 1 time as psychology-of-religion). Traditional religion and modern psychology stand in a special relationship to one another because both of them provide philosophies and technologies for ordering the interior life.

This equivalence of function may well be the source of much of the antagonism that has characterized the relationship between psychology and orthodox Christianity. Sociology of religion is the study of the beliefs, practices and organizational forms of religion using the tools and methods of the discipline of objective investigation may include the use of both quantitative methods (surveys, polls, demographic and census analysis) and qualitative approaches such as participant observation, interviewing, and analysis of archival, historical.

This book articulates a broad range of theoretical viewpoints, both classical and contemporary, in the field of the psychology of religion. Chapters One through Eight are overviews of such 'classical' theorists as William James, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Gordon Allport, Abraham Maslow, Alan Watts, Erich Fromm, and Viktor : $Integral Spirituality is being widely called the most important book on spirituality in our time.

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