Rutgers University, Union Theological Seminary, University of Uppsala in Sweden
Dr. James W. Jones has earned doctorates in both Religious Studies and Clinical Psychology, as well as an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala in Sweden. He is a distinguished professor of religion and an adjunct professor of clinical psychology at Rutgers University in New Jersey, a senior research fellow at the Center on Terrorism of John Jay College in New York City, a lecturer in psychiatry and religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York, and a visiting professor at the University of Uppsala in Sweden.
In addition to Blood That Cries Out From the Earth, James W. Jones is the author of eleven books, including Terror and Transformation: The Ambiguity of Religion (Routledge Press, 2002), and over twenty professional papers and book chapters. His books have been published both in the United States and Europe and translated into Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Portuguese. He serves on the editorial boards of several publications both here and abroad. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and in 1993 at their annual convention he received an award for his contributions to the Psychology of Religion. For six years he was co-chair of the Religion and Social Sciences Section of the American Academy of Religion. He also maintains a private practice as a Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Jones has been invited to lecture in Europe and the United States on the psychological roots of religious terrorism.
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