Psychology of Faith: The Human Quest for Meaning

Jason Sylvester
Jun 11, 2013 · 13 min read

First off, let me state for the record that I am not a psychologist, nor am I involved in the mental health profession in any way. However, living in this insane world, there are times when I feel I should seek them out. In fact, one of my favourite quotes is from Catch-22 by Joseph Heller: “Everywhere he looked was a nut, and it was all a sensible young gentleman like himself could do to maintain his perspective among so much madness.”

So, why is this non-psychologist writing about the psychology of faith? Because the topic intrigues me, that is…