Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been before. What are the social consequences of religion? Every day the news is full of events that can be blamed on religion perpetrated by a range of groups from whole societies to individuals. Beit-Hallami and Argyle are renowned for their clear, analytical approach to topics and this new, state-of-the-art study of psychology and religion is no exception. It will be welcomed as an update to their previous work in the area by social psychologists, sociologists and theologians worldwide.
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||318|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2014|
Bibliographical notePublisher Copyright:
© 1997 Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi and Michael Argyle.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychology (all)