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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests. —psychometric adj.null...

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Measurement Tools and Issues in the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

Peter C. Hill and Kenneth I. Pargament.

in Faithful Measures

October 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 10487 words.

This chapter reviews some of the most promising measures of centrally important domains in the psychology of religion and spirituality. These include substantive measures of religious and...

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Heinz Streib.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion

April 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies. 10799 words.

Discussing deconversion in a handbook on conversion is necessary because a growing number of people choose to disaffiliate from their religion, some with and some without reaffiliation....

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The Common Core Thesis in the Study of Mysticism

Ralph W. Hood.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Religion; Religious Studies; Religious Issues and Debates. 7244 words.

The common core thesis contends that mystical experience is an ultimate non-sensuous experience of unity of all things. It can be identified within major faith traditions, whether...

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