JOSÉ BRISSOS-LINO has a PhD in Psychology in the area of Psychology of Religion (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Lisboa, 2015, Thesis: “The phenomenon of Glossolalia and its psychosocial implications”) and a Master in Help Relationship and Existential Therapies (ISPA-Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, Lisboa, 2007, Thesis: “O Aconselhamento Pastoral Centrado na Pessoa”). He is a specialist in Ethics and in the Science of Religions, Post-Graduate in Help Relationships (ISPA, 2000) and in Stress Management (Universidade Independente, Lisbon, 2001).
He is the director of the Master’s Degree in Science of Religions (Lusófona University), a lecturer at the Instituto Superior Politécnico Atlântida (Luanda) and the director of the scientific magazines “Olhar Científico” (Luanda) and AD AETERNUM (Lisbon). He has teaching experience in higher education in Portugal and Angola. He coordinates the Instituto de Cristianismo Contemporâneo (ICC), and the NEPRE-Núcleo de Estudos em Psicologia da Religião e Espiritualidade.
He has published four books and sixteen chapters in scientific books and numerous articles in specialised magazines. He is a scientific consultant for the annual celebration of the Day of Religious Freedom and Interreligious Dialogue of the Assembly of the Republic.
FCT: Investigador Integrado