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 19 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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