Evolution of a Career: Psychologist of Religion Incognito

  • H. Newton Malony
Part of the Path in Psychology book series (PATH)


Thanks to Jacob Belzen for this invitation to reflect on how I became a “psychologist of religion.” I still remember a relatively new member of our faculty proclaiming some time ago “I always thought of you as ‘Fuller’s psychologist of religion,’” and feeling a little uneasy with the label. I have to admit that I never intended to become a psychologist, much less a psychologist of religion. Therein lies a tale, one that I welcome this opportunity to share.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Graduate School of PsychologyFuller Theological SeminaryPasadenaUSA

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