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January 2012

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Call for Proposals

This Group welcomes proposals on the following themes:

  • Exploring “spirituality” and “existential issues” in a (post)secular age — international and cross-cultural perspectives
  • For a cosponsored session with the Religion, Memory, History Group — the psychology of religious responses to the decline of empires; i.e., remembering golden ages, end of world, apocalyptic, ecological, making use of cultural/collective memory
  • Kohutian and contemporary self-psychological approaches in the psychology of religion

The Group also welcomes proposals on other themes dealing with psychology, culture, and religion.


This Group is an informal association of scholars and practitioners in the fields of religion and psychology who share common interests in the relationship between religion, psychology, and contemporary cultures. Our primary purposes are to foster creative research in the fields of the Group’s interest, to encourage the exchange of ideas among the membership, and to provide a forum associated within the AAR for those with shared backgrounds in the fields of psychology, religion, and cultural theology. Please visit our website at http://pcr-aar.org/.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to Chairs and steering committee members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.


Kirk A. Bingaman
Fordham University
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Hetty Zock
University of Groningen
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Method of Submission


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