Religion and Spirituality Across Cultures (Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology #9) (Hardcover)

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By Chu Kim-Prieto (Editor)
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This book presents an integrated review and critical analysis of the recent research in the positive psychology of religion, with focus on the positive psychology of religion across different cultures and religions. The book provides a review of the literature on different contributions of religion and spirituality to positive functioning and well-being and reviews religions across the world, including Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Sikhism, Native American religions, and Hinduism.

It fills a unique place in the market's increasing interest and demand in the psychology of religion, as well as positive psychology. While the target audience is researchers, scholars, and students in psychology, cross-cultural studies, religious studies, and social sciences, it will be useful for anyone interested in better understanding the contributions of religion and culture in subjective well-being.

About the Author

Chu Kim-Prieto, PhD specializes in Positive Psychology and Cross-Cultural Psychology. She has published research on happiness, cross-cultural psychology of emotion, and psychology of religion and spirituality in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Happiness and is the incoming Associate Editor of the Asian American Journal of Psychology.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789401789493
ISBN-10: 9401789495
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 21st, 2014
Pages: 369
Language: English
Series: Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology