Drawing from a wide of cultures and faiths, the book considers the key themes of the psychology of religion. This book, accompanied by diagrams and case studies, ensures that readers of all levels will gain an understanding of such complex topics as the relationship between religion and moral belief and the development of faith. Other areas covered include: prayer, prophecy and conversion - the nature of religious behaviour; religious beliefs, and their influence on emotional well-being; disorders of the mid - the relationship between religion and psychopathology; the controversial question of religion and prejudice. This book should be of interest to scholars, students and all those interested in the subject
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(225mm x 146mm x 16mm)
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Author Biography - Kate Miram Loewenthal
kate loewenthal is a Professor of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she runs a highly popular course on the psychology of religion. As a respected expert in this field, her work has been widely published in both book and journal form.