Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Peak Experience
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Abstract: This entry summarizes Abraham Maslow’s psychology of religion with respect to human motivation, self-actualization, and “peak experiences,” and it discusses the critical reception of Maslow’…

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Daniel Meckel, “Peak Experience”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000406>
First published online: 2016

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