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An Introduction to the Psychology of Religion
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Robert H. Thouless
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher: CUP Archive

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 irrational strength? How are changes in belief systems related to mental health? What are reasonable attitudes
The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi, Michael Argyle
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience is the most comprehensive survey available of theories and research on religion from the perspective of psychology. Religious belief is never evenly distributed, and is correlated with such variables as social background, gender and personality characteristics. Beit-Hallahmi and Argyle use findings in
Advances in the Psychology of Religion
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Michael Argyle
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-22 - Publisher: Elsevier

This collection of previously unpublished papers, written by well known researchers in the psychology of religion, is unique in its broad coverage and in its comparison between quite different and strictly theoretical perspectives. The subjects range from theoretical analyses of social science perspectives on religion and its methods, to reports
The Psychology of Religion
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Vassilis Saroglou
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Does religion positively affect well-being? What leads to fundamentalism? Do religious beliefs make us more moral? The Psychology of Religion explores the often contradictory ideas people have about religion and religious faiths, spirituality, fundamentalism, and atheism. The book examines whether we choose to be religious, or whether it is down
Psychology of Religion: Consequences of religion
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Justin L. Barrett
Categories: Psychology, Religious
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.