Religion and Psychology: A Special Issue of Psychological Inquiry

ISBN 10: 0805896570 / 0-8058-9657-0
ISBN 13: 9780805896572
Publisher: Psychology Press
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Softcover
About this title:
Conceived as a way of bringing the study of religion closer to mainstream psychology, this issue touches on a remarkable range of psychological phenomena, including coping with stress, physical health, self-deception, consistency and rationalization, attachment, memory and distortion, prejudice, violence, love, sexuality, and attitude change. The authors also deal with social support, interpretation and meaning, authority and power, ethnicity, emotions and emotional intelligence, depression, self-understanding, time, memory, uncertainty, happiness, goals, hope, and cultural differences. The study of religion can potentially enrich studies of all these issues, as well as being enriched by them.

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