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Psychology of Religion

A sub-division of psychology which concentrated on spiritual aspects of human behavior.

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Catholic Encyclopedia - The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine.   5/5
Catholic Encyclopedia -  Mystical Stigmata- Definition, Facts etc. 3/5
Classic Psychological Theories of Religion - Many psychological theorists have had interesting perspectives on religion. Here you will find an overview of some of the classic views: William James, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Gordon Allport, Abraham Maslow, and Alfred Adler. 3/5
Council on Spiritual Practices - Council on Spiritual Practices is a collaboration among spiritual guides, experts in the behavioral and biomedical sciences, and scholars of religion, dedicated to making direct experience of the sacred more available to more people. There is evidence that such encounters can have profound benefits for those who experience them, for their neighbors, and for the world.  3/5
Free Will and Determinism - The concept of free will plays a central role in our thinking about the world, particularly in our apportioning praise and blame, and in our finding persons morally responsible for things they have done. Article by Prof. Norman Swartz. Not Rated
Nielsen's Psychology of Religion Pages - This is a general introduction to the psychology of religion, for example, as it is studied by scientists in Division 36 of the American Psychological Association. Here you will find a description of what psychologists have learned about how religion influences people's lives. Good set of religious links.  5/5
Psychology of Religion - The APA Division. Promotes the application of psychological research methods and interpretive frameworks to diverse forms of religion and spirituality; encourages the incorporation of the results of such work into clinical and other applied settings; and fosters constructive dialogue and interchange between psychological study and practice on the one hand and between religious perspectives and institutions. 3/5
Psychology of Religion's Future - Four of the field's experts discuss its strengths, weaknesses, and future. 2/5
Psychology of Religion - By Christine Norstrand, with many links to sites with information about what  many major psychological theorists have had to say about religion.  3/5
Religion and Values -We are on the verge of being able to consciously control human genetics . One can foresee a day when we can create a baby to specifications. The first reaction of traditional religion is not to do it. 2/5
Scientific Research, Psychology, and Religion - This section explains why psychologists who study religion use scientific research methods, and the goals and methods associated with science. 3/5
Spiritual Psychology and Counseling, Psychology of the Soul  - In her private psychotherapy practice, books and seminars, Marilyn C. Barrick, Ph.D., specializes in transformational work for the healing of soul and spirit. Her psycho-spiritual approach includes inner child work, dream analysis, spiritual practices, meditation, and EMDR trauma release therapy. Her mission is to inspire, illumine, nurture, and empower her clients to claim their true identity and to aspire to psychological wholeness, spiritual integration, and the fulfillment of their divine purpose in life. 3/5
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Google Scholarly Article on Psychology of Religion - Click Here Psychology of Religion
Wikipedia - Psychology of Religion - Click Here
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The Psychology of Religion: A Short Introduction [Paperback]

Psychology and Religion: An Introduction [Paperback]

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