Psychology & Religion

College Regis College
Instructor(s) Schner, Joseph G.
Course Code RGP3550HF
NOTE: Graduate degree students enrol in RGP6550HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

The course will begin with a discussion of the relationship between psychology and religion. It will then explore the relationship between religion and psychology -- history, methodology, research and application. It will review psychological theories and research on personality and their relationship to spirituality, religious behaviour, individual differences and abnormality, and review research on religious development. These findings will then be applied within the context of the social and organizational psychology of the church.

Department Pastoral Theology
Pre-Requisites A previous course in introductory psychology would be helpful but not essential.
Schedule Thu
Start Time 11:00
End Time 14:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Enrolment Notes

Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students

Additional Notes

Students will be asked to write several reports on assigned readings and a longer essay for the end of the term.

Means of Evaluation
Previously Offered Fall 2021
Currently Offered Fall 2022