Choose one of the following psychological views of religion: Freud, James, or Jung. Briefly describe this theory. Defend this theory as an explanation as to the origin of religions.

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 1
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions
Choose one of the following psychological views of religion: Freud, James, or Jung. Briefly describe this theory. Defend this theory as an explanation as to the origin of religions.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Respond to one peer who chose a view different from the one you chose. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 posts
  • Initial Post Length: 200-300 words
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references

Grading
This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

Weekly Objectives (WO)
WO2.1, 3.1

Required Textbooks:

Molloy, M. (2013). Experiencing the world’s religions (6th ed.). New York City, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

 

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

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