RELS-265 - Psychology of Spirituality and Religion

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus, Online Cost: $365.28 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/RELS265.pdf

This course examines spiritual and religious phenomena from a psychological perspective. In addition to history, theoretical frameworks, and research methods, special topics include: religious belief, religious and spiritual development, religious experience (including peak experiences and conversion experiences), psychoactive substances, meditation, faith healing, religion and well-being, and the role of dreams in religious life. Attention is given to introspective, psychoanalytic, Jungian, behavioural, cognitive, social, humanistic, experimental, and transpersonal orientations.