Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion

Leeming D.A., Madden K., Marlan S. (eds) (2010).
Vol. 1-2. Springer: New York.

The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion provides a definitive and intellectually rigorous collection of psychological interpretations of the stories, rituals, motifs, symbols, doctrines, dogmas, and experiences of the world’s religious and mythological traditions. A broad range of psychological approaches are used in order to help readers understand the form and content of religious experience as well as offer insight into the meanings of religious symbols and themes.

Easy to read and scrupulously edited, the encyclopedia draws from forty different religions, including modern world religions and older religious movements. It is of particular interest to researchers and professionals in psychology and religion.

Erel Shalit has three article entries: Dreams in the Old Testament; Jerusalem; Sacrifice of Isaac

Shalit, E (2010). Dreams in the Old Testament. In: Leeming D.A., Madden K., Marlan S. (eds). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. Vol. 1, pp. 251-53. Springer: New York. ISBN: 978-0-387-71801-9. Login to read

Shalit, E (2010).Jerusalem. In: Leeming D.A., Madden K., Marlan S. (eds). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. Vol. 1, pp 449-451. Springer: New York. ISBN: 978-0-387-71801-9. Login to read 

Shalit, E (2010). Sacrifice of Isaac. In: Leeming D.A., Madden K., Marlan S. (eds). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. Vol. 2, 809-811. Springer: New York. ISBN: 978-0-387-71801-9. Login to read