Parental Figures and the Representation of God

A Psychological and Cross-Cultural Study (Louvain psychology series studia psychologica) by Antoine Vergote

Publisher: Walter De Gruyter Inc

Written in English
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  • Parent and child,
  • Psychology Of Religion,
  • God,
  • Psychology, Religious,
  • Symbolism,
  • Religion
The Physical Object
Number of Pages255
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Open LibraryOL9096960M
ISBN 109027930597
ISBN 109789027930590

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ThT right there would make them extremely worried. Not only that, but I also don’t want them to get the idea that they’re bad parents as some of my stories contain material where the parental figures are not so nice. They really are lovely people, my parents, but I just don’t want them to read my stories.

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