Prof Fraser Watts HonFISSR
Visiting Professor in Psychology of Religion
University of Lincoln
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Fraser Watts is a former Senior Scientist at the UK Medical Research Council’s Applied Psychology Unit in Cambridge, and has served as President of the British Psychological Society. Until retirement he was Reader in Theology and Science in the in the University of Cambridge, and was Director of the Psychology and Religion Research Group in the Faculty of Divinity, and a Fellow of Queens’ College. He has also been President of the International Society for Science and Religion, of which he is now Executive Secretary. He founded and continues as Director of the Cambridge Institute for Applied Psychology and Religion. He is also a priest in the Church of England and, until retirement, was Vicar-Chaplain of St Edward’s Church in Cambridge. He is now Visiting Professor in Psychology of Religion at the University of Lincoln.
In addition to scientific publications, such as Cognitive Psychology and Emotional Disorders (with Mark Williams et al, 1988, Wiley), he has published extensively on theology and science, theology and psychology and the psychological study of religion. See http://www.frasernwatts.com
Embodied Spirituality: Psychology, Religion and the Body
SCM Press (forthcoming)
Science and/or Religion; A 21st Century Debate
Cambridge Scholars Press (forthcoming)
Co-authors: Eds: Khalili, S.
Psychology, Religion and Spirituality: Concepts and Applications
Cambridge University Press 2017
Evolution, Religion and Cognitive Science: Critical and Constructive Essays
Oxford University Press 2014
Co-authors: Eds: Turner, L.
Head and Heart: Perspectives from Religion and Psychology
Templeton Press 2013
Co-authors: Eds: Dumbreck, G.
Ed: Spiritual Healing: Scientific and Religious Perspectives
Cambridge University Press 2011
Ed: Creation: Law and Probability
Ed: Jesus and Psychology
Longman & Todd 2007
The Dialogue Between Science and Religion: An International Approach
John Templeton Press 2006
Co-authors: Eds: Dutton, K.
Forgiveness in Context. Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue
T & T Clark International 2004
Co-authors: Eds: Gulliford, L
Theology and Psychology
Psychology for Christian Ministry
Co-authors: Nye, R. & Savage, S.
Ed: Perspectives on Prayer
Ed: Christians and Bioethics
Ed: Science Meets Faith
The Psychology of Religious Knowing
Cambridge University Press 1988
Co-authors: Williams, M.