PS472 Psychology of Religion

Psychology and Crime, Law and Justice    credits: 3


Examines religious experience, belief, and behavior from a psychological perspective. In a seminar format, students read primary source material to examine the lives and theories of several leaders in the field, research and reflect on selected topics of interest to both psychologists and theologians, and evaluate one’s own role as a psychological interpreter of religion. Prerequisites: PS110 and Sophomore standing. Offered in alternate years.