- Author : Raymond F. Paloutzian
- Publisher : Guilford Publications
- Release Date : 2016-11-10
- Genre: Psychology
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- ISBN 10 : 9781462527540
Invitation to the Psychology of Religion Third Edition Book Description :
The leading undergraduate psychology of religion text, this engaging book synthesizes cutting-edge theories and findings into an accessible account enlivened by personal reflections and contemporary examples. Raymond F. Paloutzian offers an authoritative overview of theoretical and empirical foundations; experiential, developmental, personality, and sociocultural dimensions of religion and spirituality; and clinical implications. Students are also given food for thought about bigger questions--how religion influences their own lives; what beliefs or values they hold most dear; and how to live in a multicultural, multireligious world. Each chapter opens with a brief topic outline and concludes with "Take-Home Messages" and suggestions for further read...