Psychology

PSY 385

PSY 385 - Psychology of Religion

A systematic study of psychological theories and empirical data on religious phenomena. Consideration will be given to various definitions of religious belief; the psychological explanations of religious behavior; the dynamics of religious thought, the relationships between religion, positive mental health, and psychopathology; and the social functions served by religion. Part of Religion theme. Offered winter semester. Prerequisites: PSY 101.

Credits: 3

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