Monday, February 9, 2009

Sources of Empirical Study of Religous experce

This is the Bib in the Mohan study: Empirical studies on long term positive effects of Religious experince.

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I wish to thank Dr. Shanthi V. Prasad and Dr. D. Peda Raju for their valuable suggestions and comments in the preparation of this paper.

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