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    A qualitative inquiry into the experience of sacred art among Eastern and Western Christians in Canada
    with Despina Stamatopoulou and Gerald C. Cupchik
    Archive for the Psychology of Religion 42 (3): 317-334. 2020.
    This article begins with a review of studies in perception and depth psychology concerning the experience of exposure to sacred artworks in Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox contexts. This follows with the results of a qualitative inquiry involving 45 Roman Catholic, Eastern and Coptic Orthodox, and Protestant Christians in Canada. First, participants composed narratives detailing memories of spiritual experiences involving iconography. Then, in the context of a darkened room evocative of a sa…Read more