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The dimension of culture in dialogue with other religious sciences: view from the psychology of religion

Grant number: 11/13754-8
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: November 11, 2011 - November 29, 2011
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Theology
Principal Investigator:João Edênio Reis Valle
Grantee:João Edênio Reis Valle
Visiting researcher: Jacob A. Van Belzen
Visiting researcher institution: University of Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Prof. Belzen minister five seminars that may be attended together or separately. The theme-axis of all the seminars will be the question of culture in the modern Religionswisissenchaft interfaces studied in Europe and Brazil in particular at the interface with the Psychology, Anthropology, Psychotherapy and Theology. The seminars will be the recipients of the Student/those of the Graduate Program in Science of Religion, always accompanied by a teacher from each of the areas of reference. As a supporting text for all seminars are given the book by J. Belzen already translated into Portuguese and published their articles in electronic journal review, in 2009. 2.2. Seminars provided: Seminar 01: Psychology of Religion and culture from the perspective of Psychotherapy 16 and November 23 (9:00 am to 12 hours) Reading Chapter 8 (p. 245-270) and Chapter 11 (p. 331-392) Seminar 02: Psychology of Religion and culture from the perspective of Social Sciences Days 17 and 24 November (12:00 16:00) Reading Chapter 5 (p. 133-158) Chapter 7 (p. 193-244) and Chapter 9 (p. 271 - 302) Seminar 03: Culture in view of the Psychology of Religion 21 and November 28 (9:00 am to 24:00 pm) Prior reading of chapters 1 (p. 51-74) 2 (p. 75-106) Chapter 3 (p. 75 - 106) and cap. 4 (p. 107-133) and Chapter 5 (p. 133-158) Seminar 04: Cultural Psychology of Religion and Theology (9:00 am to 12:00 pm) September 22 and November 29 (9:00 am to 12:00 pm) Reading the cap. 1 (p. 19-50) Cap 6 (p. 159-192) Seminar 05: Discussion with a group of researchers/on the Theory of Dialogical Self and its application in psychological research of religion and psychotherapy. November 23, from 19:00 to 21:00 hours. Reading the cap. 8 (p. 245-270) 2.4. Conversation orientation According to Prof. prior arrangement. Van Belzen students meet with specific demands (AU)