Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D. (Stanford University, 1962), is a Professor of Psychology at New York University and Adjunct Professor at the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Washington, D.C.
Besides, his interest in how things religious relate to psychology, he is also involved in the general topic of psychology and art.
He has published over 100 articles and essays and the following books:
- Psychology as religion: The cult of self-worship (2nd ed., Eerdmans, 1994, original ed., 1977)
- Modern art and modern science: The parallel analysis of vision (Praeger/Greenwood, 1984)
- Sigmund Freud's Christian Unconscious (Guilford, 1988; Eerdmans paperback, 1992)
Prof. Vitz lives in Manhattan (Greenwich Village) with his wife Evelyn Timmie Birge Vitz, who is a Professor of French at NYU, and their six children.