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Psychology, religion, and world loyalty

Stenner, Paul (2009). Psychology, religion, and world loyalty. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 29(2) pp. 102–107.

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Abstract

This paper provides a critical commentary on Slife and Reber’s paper entitled “Is there a pervasive implicit bias against theism in psychology?” Drawing upon A.N. Whitehead’s process philosophy, the paper challenges the bifurcation between naturalism and theism and suggests that religion be better conceived as world-loyalty than as supernaturalism.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 American Psychological Association
ISSN: 1068-8471
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 30132
Depositing User: Paul Stenner
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 13:58
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2013 16:30
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30132
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