The Psychology of Religion : An Empirical Approach, Hardback

The Psychology of Religion : An Empirical Approach Hardback



Scholarly and comprehensive yet accessible, this state-of-the-science work is widely regarded as the definitive graduate-level psychology of religion text.

The authors synthesize classic and contemporary empirical research on numerous different religious groups.

Coverage includes religious thought, belief, and behavior across the lifespan; links between religion and biology; the forms and meaning of religious experience; the social psychology of religious organizations; and connections to morality, coping, mental health, and psychopathology.

Every chapter features thought-provoking quotations and examples that bring key concepts to life.

New to This Edition *Revised and updated with the latest theories, methods, and empirical findings. *Many new research examples. *Restructured with fewer chapters for better "fit" with a typical semester. *More attention to the differences between religion and spirituality *Covers emerging topics: genetics and neurobiology, positive psychology, atheism, and more.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 636 pages, black & white tables, figures
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
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  • Category: Religion: general
  • ISBN: 9781606233030



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