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The individual and his religion

Gordon W. Allport

The individual and his religion

a psychological interpretation.

by Gordon W. Allport

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Religious.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMacmillan paperbacks
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,170 p.
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18268881M

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(Gordon Willard), Individual and his religion. New York, Macmillan, [©]. The book, The Individual and His Religion: A Psychological Interpretationin this case is part of an extension in the field of religion and related studies.

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An important book, written by one of our best known psychologists. In it he examines afresh the psychological basis of religious experience. He pays particular attention to the religion of childhood and adolescence. His chapter on the religion of youth is based on case studies made at Harvard and Radcliffe.

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The individual and his religion: a psychological interpretation by Allport, Gordon W. (Gordon Willard), Publication date The religion of youth -- The religion of maturity -- Conscience and mental health -- The nature of doubt -- Pages: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious Author: William James.

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God’s Relation to the Individual. () IF THE finite mind of man is unable to comprehend how so great and so majestic a God as the Universal Father can descend from his eternal abode in infinite perfection to fraternize with the individual human creature, then must such a finite intellect rest assurance of divine fellowship upon the truth of .