By Ralph L Piedmont
Study within the Social medical research of faith (RSSSR) publishes reviews of leading edge reports that pertain empirically or theoretically to the clinical learn of faith, together with spirituality, despite their educational self-discipline or expert orientation. This quantity of RSSSR includes articles on conversion narratives of Jehovah's witnesses, trust in an energetic devil, afterlife ideals, religiosity and parenting and spirituality as coping source.
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