By Dr. Terry Swan
Contributors contain: Annette Abel, Ph.D.; Reverend William Davenport, M. Div.; Libbie Farmer, Ph.D.; R. Jeffrey Hiatt, D. Miss.; Reverend Curt Lee, M.Div.; Gary Patton, Ph.D.; Tommie Ann Saragas, M.Ed. & Reverend Rita Hays, D. Min.
Dr. Terry Swan is a Professor of Psychology and faith and Dean of the Chapel at Lindsey Wilson collage, Columbia, Kentucky. he's the writer of twenty books and is a well-liked speaker and workshop leader.
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A Brief Introduction to the Psychology of Religion by Dr. Terry Swan