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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
      Revd. Dr. Fraser N. Watts
Institutional Affiliation
      University of Cambridge
Mailing Address
      Faculty of Divinity
      West Road
      Cambridge
      CB3 9BS
      UK
Email AddressResearch Interests
      Psychology of religion as applied to the work of the Church; experimental investigation of religious cognition; the relation between concepts of self and God; theology and psychology of forgiveness; reductionism in cognitive science and neuroscience; the nature of scientific and theological discourses; the human emotions in relation to theological anthropology.
Representative Publications
    • Williams, J.M.G., Watts, F.N., MacLeod, C.M., & Mathews, A. (1988/1997). Cognitive psychology and emotional disorders. Chichester: John Wiley.
    • Watts, F.N. & Williams, M. (1988). The psychology of religious knowing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Reissued in paperback, 1994. London: Geoffrey Chapman.)
    • Watts, F., Nye, R. & Savage, S. (2002). Psychology for Christian ministry. London: Routledge.
    • Watts, F. (2002). Theology and psychology. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Research Keywords
      Cognitive, Mental Health and Psychopathology, Social, Measurement
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      The study of religion; Psychology of religion; Theology and science
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      BA, MPhil, PhD, DipTh
Languages Spoken
      English

 

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