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Religion and Spirituality as Unique

Pargament, K. I. (2002). The bitter and the sweet: An evaluation of the costs and benefits of religiousness. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 168-181.


Pargament, K. I. (2002). Is religion nothing but . . .? Explaining religion versus explaining religion away. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 239-244.

Pargament, K. I., Magyar, G., & Murray, N. (2005). The sacred and the search for significance:  Religion as a unique process. Journal of Social Issues, 61, 665-687.


Pargament, K. I. (2013). Searching for the sacred:  Toward a non-reductionistic theory of spirituality. In K. I. Pargament (Ed.-in-Chief), J. J. Exline & J. Jones (Assoc. Eds.), APA handbooks in psychology: APA handbook of psychology, religion, and spirituality: Vol 1. Context, theory, and research (pp. 257-274). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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