Website On Religion - Topic: Religion and psychology - 21 results

"The objective of the IACSR is to promote the cognitive science of religion through interna­tional collaboration of all scholars whose research has a bearing on the subject. This objective is attained through scholarly activities such as the arrangement of biennial conferences as well as interim local meetings, the encouragement of research projects and support of scholarly publications, and the exchange of information through electronic or other means."
"The Society exists to promote the development of a distinctly Christian psychology (including theory, research, and practice) that is based on a Christian understanding of human nature. A Christian vision of human nature is shaped primarily by the Christian Scriptures, as well as Christianity’s intellectual and ecclesial traditions. However, a Christian psychology will also be critically informed by other relevant sources of psychological truth, particularly its own reflection, research, and practice, but also the psychological work of other traditions (e.g., secular psychology), philosophy, human experience, and the other human sciences."
"Religion and Psychoactive Sacraments: An Entheogen Chrestomathy contains extended bibliographic information and excerpts from over 400 books, dissertations, and topical issues of journals on the topic of entheogens. Entheogens are psychoactive plants and chemicals used in a religious context."
"Division 36 - Psychology of Religion promotes the application of psychological research methods and interpretive frameworks to diverse forms of religion and spirituality; encourages the incorporation of the results of such work into clinical and other applied settings; and fosters constructive dialogue and interchange between psychological study and practice on the one hand and between religious perspectives and institutions on the other."