Twilight of the Gods: The Psychology of Religion in a Post-Secular Age

Eric L. Johnson and Bruce Boeckel


Eric L. Johnson and Bruce Boekel, professors of psychology and English respectively at Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minnesota, review four recent books on the psychology of religion: Ralph W.Hood, Jr., Bernard Spilka, Bruce Hunsberger, and Richard Gorsuch, The Psychology of Religion: An Empirical Approach , 2nd ed. (New York : Guilford, 1996); Kenneth Paragament, The Psychology of Religion and Coping: Theory, Research, Practice (New York: Guilford, 1997); Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi and Michael Argyle, The Psychology of Religious Behavior, Belief and Experience (London: Routledge, 1997); Vernon Ruland, Sacred Lies and Silences: A Psychology of Religious Disguise (Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 1994).


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