Books in category Religion – Psychology of Religion

  • Religion and Mental Health

    Religion and Mental Health
    John F. Schumaker

    Religion is also considered in relation to the mental health of women, the elderly, and children. Contributions addressing mental health in non-Western religious groups add an important cross-cultural dimension to the volume.

  • Media and the Transformation of Religion in South Asia

    Media and the Transformation of Religion in South Asia
    Lawrence A. Babb

    This volume explores the effects of the religious transformation taking place in India as sacred symbols assume the shapes of media images.

  • Minds and Gods

    Minds and Gods
    Todd Tremlin

    This volume explains the origins and persistence of religious ideas on the basis of common structures and functions of human thought.

  • What Should I Believe

    What Should I Believe?
    Dorothy Rowe

    Through all this turmoil comes the calm, clear voice of eminent psychologist Dorothy Rowe. She separates the political from the personal, the power-seeking from the compassionate.

  • Healing Souls

    Healing Souls
    Eric Gottfrid Swedin

    How religious traditions and psycholotherapy have influenced each other in the Mormon culture.

  • The Hasidic Psychology

    The Hasidic Psychology

    This book, with a new introduction by the author, fills that gap. As Hasidic Psychology makes clear, Jewish ethics are unique in many ways, especially in that they are essentially other-centered.

  • FREEDOM FROM CONFORMITY Part 2

    FREEDOM FROM CONFORMITY, Part 2
    MM JED

    FREEDOM FROM CONFORMITY, PART II is about experiencing total freedom immediately and continuously through liberating ourselves from the influence of constantly wanting or not accepting "what is".

  • Fits Trances Visions

    Fits, Trances, & Visions
    Ann Taves

    In this sweeping work of religious and psychological history, Ann Taves explores the myriad ways in which believers and detractors interpreted these complex experiences in Anglo-American culture between the mid-eighteenth and early …

  • The Epistemology of Religious Disagreement

    The Epistemology of Religious Disagreement
    J. Kraft

    Many assume falsely that religious disagreements engage rules of evidence presentation and belief justification radically different than the ordinary disagreements people have every day, whether those religious disagreements are in Sri …

  • In Gods We Trust

    In Gods We Trust
    Scott Atran

    This ambitious, interdisciplinary book seeks to explain the origins of religion using our knowledge of the evolution of cognition.

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