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This information is made available in order to facilitate research, mentorship, and teaching opportunities among scholars interested in the psychological study of religion. ALL other uses are prohibited. Name and Title
      Gerrit Glas, Professor (MD PhD)
Institutional Affiliation
      Dimence, Zwolle (NL)
      Dpt of Philosophy, VU University, Amsterdam (NL)
      University Medical Centre Utrecht and University of Leiden
Mailing Address
      Dimence
      Schuttevaerkade 80-88
      Postbus 110
      8000 AC, ZWOLLE
      The Netherlands
Email AddressResearch Interests
      My interests concern
      (1) the relationship between existential/religious, social, psychological and biological aspects in psychopathology
      (2) the science-religion debate in medicine and the humanities
      (3) philosophy and Christianity
      (4) Philosophy and psychiatry
      (5) the I-self relationship in relation to emotion and psychopathology
Representative Publications
    • G. Glas (2009). Is Dooyeweerd a panentheist? – Comments on Friesen’s ’95 theses on Herman Dooyeweerd’. Philosophia Reformata, 74, 129-141.
      · G. Glas (2006). Person, personality, self, and identity. The Journal of Personality Disorders, 20, 126-138.
      · G. Glas (2006). Elements of a phenomenology of evil and reconciliation. In: N. Potter (Ed.) (2006), Trauma, Truth, and Reconciliation. Healing damaged relationships. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 171-202
      · G. Glas (2006). Persons and their lives. Reformational philosophy on man, ethics, and beyond. Philosophia Reformata 71, 31-57.
      · G. Glas (2007). Anxiety, anxiety disorders, spirituality and religion. Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 100, 621-625.
      · G. Glas, M.H. Spero, P.J. Verhagen, H.M. van Praag (Eds.) (2007). Hearing Visions and Seeing Voices. Psychological Aspects of Biblical Concepts and Personalities. Dordrecht: Springer [323 pp.].
      · J.A. den Boer, A.A.T.S. Reinders & G. Glas (2008). On looking inward; revisiting the role of introspection in neuroscientific and psychiatric research. Theory and Psychology, Vol. 18(3), 380-403.Hierarchy and dualism in Aristotelean psychology. Philosophia Reformata, 57 (1992), 95-116.
      Recent publications in Dutch: G. Glas (2009). Modellen van 'integratie' in de psychologie en psychiatrie (I): het debat. Psyche en Geloof, 20, 152-164. G. Glas (2009). Modellen van 'integratie' in de psychologie en psychiatrie (II): het normatieve praktijkmodel. Psyche en Geloof, 20, 165-177. G. Glas (2009). Modellen van 'integratie' in de psychologie en psychiatrie (III): de filosofie van wetenschap en praktijk. Psyche en Geloof, 20, 178-193.
Research Keywords
      mental health and psychopathology, phenomenological, psychiatry and religion, object relations
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
    • I organized and helped to organize several national and international conferences in the field of psychology/psychiatry and religion.
    • Together with professor Herman M. van Praag (MD PhD) and Peter J. Verhagen (MD) I founded the Dutch Foundation of Psychiatry and Religion.
    • I teach residents in psychiatry on various topics in the field of psychiatry and religion
    • Dimence hosts the Centre for religion and worldview in relation to mental health care’. I am head of this centre (Dr. Hanneke Schaap-Jonker is coordinator: h.schaap@dimence.nl).
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
Languages Spoken
      Dutch, English, German, French (passive better than active)

 

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