13H – Psychology of Religion

The call of the Gospel is to live life to the full (John 10:10). Religion helps us to do this.

What are we talking about when we discuss the Psychology of Religion?

Religious language is important in considering the relationship of psychology and religion.

Many psychological theorists have had interesting perspectives on religion. An overview of some of the classic views including: William James, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Gordon Allport, Abraham Maslow, and Alfred Adler and Erik Erikson’s work.

Jung’s  understanding of: the Persona, the Ego, the Shadow, Anima and Animus and the Self.