Religion Past and Present

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I. Psychology – II. Science of Religions and Philosophy of Religion – III. Ethics

I. Psychology

In clinical psychology programmatic psychological research of emotions has only recently started to gain significance. Emotions are regarded as functional, adaptive processes that allow people to respond quickly and appropriately to relevant environmental changes. Emotions motivate and facilitate thoughts and behav…

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McIntosh, Daniel N. and Stock, Konrad, “Emotions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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