PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION

The father of experimental psychology, Wilhelm Wundt was a pioneer in this field. It is the study, through empirical and academic means, of the spiritual experiences of individuals using psychology. It is basically a study of the ways religious faith affects behavior and thinking of adherents.

PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION: "Psychology of religion attempts to describe and analyze spiritual experience and motivation through the prism of psychological factors."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychology-of-religion/ (accessed June 13, 2019).
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