2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
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 every academic year. Prerequisites: PSY 101.