Episode 18

The Psychology of Religion with David Wulff


August 11th, 2019

54 mins 16 secs

Season 1

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David Wulff, author of the comprehensive "Psychology of Religion: Classic and Contemporary", talks with us today about some of the issues that psychologists grapple with in studying religion. How can a researcher take a fair and unbiased approach to a topic so fraught with issues of personal belief and faith? How important is belief anyway -- must one sacrifice the intellect to engage in religious practice? David discusses his recent research; his measure of religious tendencies, called the "Faith Q-Sort", has been used internationally to understand how religion manifests differently across individuals.

Psychology of Religion: Classic and Contemporary
Autobiography: The Evolution of a Psychologist of Religion

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