The Fine Lines between Mental Disorders and Religious Experiences

Authors

  • Armin W. Geertz Aarhus University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jcsr.20531

Keywords:

cognitive science of religion, psychology of religion, neuropsychiatry of religion, mental disorders, religious experiences, philosophy of science

Author Biography

Armin W. Geertz, Aarhus University

Armin W. Geertz is Professor in the History of Religions at the Department of Culture and Society, Section for the Study of Religion, and Chair of the Religion, Cognition and Culture Research Unit (RCC), Aarhus University, Denmark.

References

Lawson, E. T., & McCauley, R. N. (1990). Rethinking religion: Connecting cognition and culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

McCauley, R. N., & Graham, G. (2020). Hearing voices and other matters of the mind: What mental abnormalities can teach us about religions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Published

2021-08-03

How to Cite

Geertz, A. W. . (2021). The Fine Lines between Mental Disorders and Religious Experiences. Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion, 7(1), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1558/jcsr.20531

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Editorial