religion and psychology
Syllabi - Topic: religion and psychology - 12 resultsSelect an item by clicking its checkbox
A 2011 course by K. Brynolf Lyon at Christian Theological Seminary that asks how understandings of "human emotional life deepen our understanding of God and of humans in relation to God."
A 2012 course by Helen Noh at Tyndale Seminary provides an "overview of major personality theories with regard to their development, philosophical assumptions, theoretical concepts and their clinical implications."
A 2013 course by Susan Ellfeldt at Tyndale Seminary offers "a critical appraisal of basic theoretical concepts in Family Systems Theory."
A 2007 course by James Jones at Rutgers University explores "some of the religious, psychological and psycho-physiological dimensions of meditation. Students will be exposed to the mediational practices and models of human selfhood from three different religious traditions â Hinduism, Christianity, and Buddhism â and several relevant and controversial areas in contemporary psychology and psychophysiology."
A 2004 course by Jason Sloan at the University of Findlay "explores the contemporary (not classical) psychology of religion, that is, the newly emerged cognitive science of religion."
A course by Colleen Moore at the University of Wisconsin "assumes some sophisticated background in either psychology or religious studies" as it "examines religions and religious phenomena from the point of view of empirical psychology."
A 2007 course by Nathaniel Wade at Iowa State University that explores the "psychological elements of religious life."
A 2010 course by Ajit Das at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, about "the scientific study of religion study of religion using psychological theories and methods."
A 2005 course by Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi at the University of Haifa introduces "students to the two main approaches in the psychology of religion, the personal and the social."
A 2007 course by James Jones at Rutgers University introduces "students to the role religion plays in the lives of individuals and to the field of religion and psychology."
A course by Martha Reineke at the University of Northern Iowa explores "from a psychoanalytic perspective the emergence of the capacity for religious belief in children," with particular attention to Freudians, "object relations theorists," and Lacanians.
A 2018 course by Jill DeTemple at Southern Methodist University introduces "several social scientific approaches to the academic study of religion. We will investigate the history and use of anthropological, sociological, and psychological theory and method in relation to the study of religion, especially as these fields relate religion to broader cultural, societal, and physiological fields of knowledge."