Course title:Introduction to Psychology of Religion
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Department:Department of Educational and School Psychology
Course code:KPE / E-REL
Semester:Winter / Summer
Level of study:Mgr.
Format of study:Seminar 1 [Hours/Week]
Name of the lecturer:PhDr. Tereza Kimplová, Ph.D. (G); PhDr. Pavel Moravec, Ph.D.
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Annotation:The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the field of psychology of religion. After explaining the basic concepts (psychology, theology, religious studies, religiosity and spirituality), the main world religions will be discussed. The phenomena originated from these religions used in psychology (e.g. autogenic training as a specific form of meditation) will be emphasized. In conclusion, religion from the point of view of social psychology will be discussed, especially fundamentalism and sects.