Psychological Theories of Religion (Paperback)James Forsyth (author)
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For undergraduate/graduate introductory courses in Psychology of Religion.
This text surveys major theorists in the psychology of religion-S. Freud, C.G. Jung, W. James, E. Fromm, G. Allport, A. Maslow, and V. Frankl-who represent classical theories in this field. Each of these theorists presents a comprehensive theory of religion which attempts to give an account of the psychological origin and/or value of religion. The approach of the text shows how the theory of religion emerges not only from the theorist's psychological theory but also from life experiences.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 303 g
Dimensions: 227 x 150 x 14 mm
"[Forsyth's is] an excellent book for a course in the application of traditional psychological theories to religion." - Ronald G. Ribble, University of Texas, San Antonio
"An authoritative and well-written work that integrates exposition with critical assessment and reinterpretation." - David M. Wulff, Wheaton College
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