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Hyperreligiosity: Identifying and Overcoming Patterns of Religious Dysfunction
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The word Hyperreligiosity is related to "religiosity" which is the outward form of religion. People make a distinction between religiosity and spirituality, spirituality being the embodiment of virtue. Hyperreligiosity is when the outward forms and other aspects of religion become life disabling. There is a direct connection between hyperreligiosity and terrorism or destructive cults.
The Experience of Hallucinations in Religious Practice
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
"The Experience of Hallucinations in Religious Practice" by R.S. Pearson is the one of the first books to help distinguish what is a spiritual experience and what may be merely a type of dream phenomena or hallucination. This book discusses psychological ideas that show the longer that you hallucinate, the more your IQ can decrease, and tries to point towards authentic spiritual experience.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.