Emotion and Religion: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography

Synopsis

The study of religion and emotion has emerged as an important aspect of the current renaissance in the study of emotion taking place across the arts and sciences. Emotion and Religion: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography gathers over 1,200 entries from scholarly literature in the fields of history, psychology, sociology, anthropology, theology, and philosophy. This unique bibliography demonstrates the coherence of religion and emotion studies as an area of research while noting the breadth of that area and the ways in which researchers have employed various methods and disciplinary approaches. An extensive introductory essay identifies the leading themes in the scholarship and demonstrates both the complexity of the field and the ways in which work from several disciplinary perspectives has overlapped. Featuring outstanding annotations and a detailed overview of the field, this book demonstrates the breadth and vitality of scholarly research in this area.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John Corrigan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2000