Raymond F. Paloutzian
The Guilford Press; 3rd edition
The leading undergraduate psychology of religion textbook; this engaging ebook; Invitation to the Psychology of Religion 3e (PDF) synthesizes cutting-edge theories and findings into an accessible account enlivened by personal reflections and contemporary examples. Raymond F. Paloutzian offers an authoritative overview of theoretical and empirical foundations; experiential; personality; developmental; and socio-cultural dimensions of spirituality and religion; and clinical implications. Students are also given food for thought about bigger questions — how religion influences their own lives; what beliefs or values they hold most dear; and how to live in a multi-religious; multicultural world. Every chapter opens with a brief topic outline and concludes with “Take-Home Messages” and suggestions for further reading.
New to This 3rd Edition:
- Increased attention to multicultural issues.
- Descriptions of cutting-edge research methods.
- Reflects many years of theoretical and scientific advances.
- Chapters on psychological theories; personality; and physical health.
- New organizing concepts: religious meaning systems and the multilevel interdisciplinary paradigm.
- Additional pedagogical features; including end-of-chapter “Take-Home Messages” and engaging topic boxes.
Note: This purchase only includes “Invitation to the Psychology of Religion 3rd edition PDF”. No online codes are included