This book brings together seminal articles concerned with the empirical and psychological study of prayer. Topics discussed include the relationship between prayer and psychological development, the place of prayer in the work of doctors, caregivers, and clergy, and the effects of intercessory prayer.Margaret M Poloma is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Akron, Ohio, and Visiting Professor of Graduate Religion and Sociology at Vanguard University of Southern California. Brian F Pendleton is ... the University of Akron, Ohio. This article was first published in the Review of Religious Research in 1989 .
|Title||:||Psychological Perspectives on Prayer|
|Author||:||Leslie John Francis, Jeff Astley|
|Publisher||:||Gracewing Publishing - 2001|