Why We Get Mad: Religious Perspectives of Anger

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Derek S. Jeffreys is a professor of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. He did both his B.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, and has written books on St. John Paul II, ethics and torture and ethics and solitary confinement. In this episode, we talk about religious perspectives of anger. What do different religions say about the appropriateness of anger?

Why We Get Mad is a special series of the Psychology and Stuff Podcast where Ryan talks with experts on different aspects of the anger experience. From psychologists to historians to artists, the show will cover all the different reasons we get mad and how we can use that anger in positive ways.

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