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The Psychology of Religion, Fifth Edition : An Empirical Approach, Hardback Book

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Keeping up with the rapidly growing research base, the leading graduate-level psychology of religion text is now in a fully updated fifth edition.

It takes a balanced, empirically driven approach to understanding the role of religion in individual functioning and social behavior.

Integrating research on numerous different faith traditions, the book addresses the quest for meaning; links between religion and biology; religious thought, belief, and behavior across the lifespan; experiential dimensions of religion and spirituality; the social psychology of religious organizations; and connections to coping, adjustment, and mental disorder.

Chapter-opening quotations and topical research boxes enhance the readability of this highly instructive text.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 656 pages
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Religion & beliefs
  • ISBN: 9781462535989