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Attachment and religious representations and behavior

  title={Attachment and religious representations and behavior},
  author={Pehr Granqvist and Lee A. Kirkpatrick},
This chapter is divided into five major sections. In the first, we argue that people’s perceived relationships with God meet the defining criteria of attachment relationships reasonably well, and h ... 
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  • T. Ross
  • Psychology
    Journal of Religion and Health
  • 2006
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