Academic Catalog 2019-20

HUM 5605 Psychology of Religion

This seminar explores the work of the great early theorists in the psychology of religion, including James, Freud, Jung, and Adler, and then considers developments over the last sixty years. Students will investigate the works of Allport, Maslow, Erikson, and Becker, as well as Buddhist psychology, transpersonal psychology, psychology of religious violence, and recent theorizing in neuro-theology.


3.00 units