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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
      Richard A. Hutch, Reader
Institutional Affiliation
      University of Queensland
Mailing Address
      School of History, Philosophy, Religion & Classics, University of Queensland, Australia 4072
Email AddressResearch Interests
      Sport and Spiritaulity; Palliative Care and Spiritual Faith
Representative Publications
    • Lone Sailors and Spiritual Insights:  Cases of Sport and Peril at Sea.  Mellen Studies in Sports, Volume 1.  Lewiston, New York (USA); Queenston, Ontario (Canada); and Lampeter, Ceredigion  (Wales):  The Edwin Mellen Press, 2005.
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    • Biography, Autobiography and the Spiritual Quest.  London and Washington:  Cassell, 1997.  (Paperback Issued May 2000)
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    • "Dominance Hierarchies and Health:  Creating Personal Zones of Spiritual Power and Healing in Modern Medicine," Journal of Religion and Health 45/3 (2006), pp. 1-18.
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    • "Under Sail Alone at Sea:  A Study of Sport as Spiritual Practice," Australian Religion Studies Review 18/1 (2005), pp. 3-24.
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    • "Mel Gibson's Big Gamble:  'The Passion of Christ'," Pastoral Psychology 53/4 (2005), 337-340.  
    • "Mel Gibson's Big Punt:  'The Passion of Christ'," Australian Religion Studies Review 17/2 (2004), 117-119.
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    • "Donald Capps' Jesus:  A Psychological Biography:  Review and Critique," Pastoral Psychology 14/44 (2002), 467-472.
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    • "Spiritual Autobiography as the Magical Deification of the Body," Soundings:  An Interdisciplinary Journal 84/1-2 (Spring/Summer, 2001), 601-621.
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    • "Mortal Losses, Vital Gains:  The Role of Spirituality," Journal of Religion and Health 39/4 (2000), 329-337.
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    • "Fermentation, Distillation, and the Life of the World to Come:  Bodily Reverie in Western Christian Thought," Sophia:  The Journal for Philosophical Theology, Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion and Ethics 39/2 (2000), 104-116.
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    • "Could Be Worse:  Converting Mortal Losses into Vital Gains," Studies in Spirituality 10 (2000), 51-65.
Research Keywords
      Psychoanalysis, Death, Health, Spirituality
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      Psychology of Religion, Religion and the Therapies, Religious Life-Writing, Death and Dying, Health and Healing, Religion and the Social Sciences
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      BA, BA (Honours), MA, PhD
Languages Spoken
      English

 

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