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Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion

Editors: Leeming, David A. (Ed.)

  • Offers insight into the meanings of symbols and themes
  • Uses a broad range of psychological approaches
  • Establishes a technical and phenomenological vocabulary
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About this book

Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion is a greatly expanded and updated reference work that builds on the foundation of the highly successful previous edition. The first to integrate psychology and religion in the context of modern social and behavioral sciences, Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion continues to offer a rich contribution to the development of human self-understanding. A significant number of new entries and of updated original entries provide even more comprehensive coverage. This reference work provides a definitive and intellectually rigorous collection of psychological interpretations of the stories, rituals, motifs, symbols, doctrines, dogmas, and experiences of the world's religious and mythological traditions. A broad range of psychological approaches are used in order to help readers understand the form and content of religious experience as well as offer insight into the meanings of religious symbols and themes. It provides a technical and phenomenological vocabulary that will enable collaboration and dialogue among researchers in both fields. Easy to read and scrupulously edited, the encyclopedia draws from different religions, including modern world religions and older religious movements. It is of particular interest to researchers and professionals in psychology and religion.


About the authors

David A. Leeming, Ph.D., has taught courses in Myth, Religion, and Literature for many years and has published several books on this subject. He has previous experience in overseeing encyclopedia-type projects, including the Oxford Companion to World Mythology (fall 2005). Until recently he was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Religion and Health and Dean of Blanton Peale’s Graduate Institute.

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  • ISBN 978-3-030-24348-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion
Editors
  • David A. Leeming
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eReference ISBN
978-3-030-24348-7
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-030-24349-4
Print ISBN
978-3-030-24347-0
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
2500
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