Students will study, from a psychological perspective (concepts, theories and methods), religion and religious phenomena. Topics will include: psychology of religious development, personality psychology and religion; social psychology of religion; clinical psychology of religion; interdisci0linarity between psychology, theology and sciences of religion.
This course introduces students to the theory and application of biblical interpretation methods. Students will come to understand and learn to use historical-critical method: form, redaction, source, feminist, and post-modern criticism along with other recent approaches. Internet resources for biblical studies and biblical studies software will be introduced and evaluated.