Self‐Directing Religious Coping: A Deistic God, Abandoning God, or No God at All?

@article{Phillips2004SelfDirectingRC,
  title={Self‐Directing Religious Coping: A Deistic God, Abandoning God, or No God at All?},
  author={Russell E. Phillips and Kenneth I. Pargament and Quinten K. Lynn and Craig D. Crossley},
  journal={Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion},
  year={2004},
  volume={43},
  pages={409-418}
}
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