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The psychology of religion and spirituality has grown dramatically in recent decades. The growing number of researches, specialized journals and reference books and guides in this area is the same. The book of the Guide to the American Psychology Association can be considered as a token of this important development. This double-edged book is the most comprehensive collection of reports on the subject of psychology, religion and spirituality in recent years. The collection was launched in 2013 by the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington. The author of Kent's book. Pargament is Julie I. Axeline and James W. Jones in Volume One and Annet Mahoney and Edward P. In the second volume, Shafernovsky helped him to set up a book. Book in two volumes, set to nearly 1500 pages. The first volume of this book consists of 41 chapters organized in four sections, containing the latest updated versions of theories and researches in contemporary psychology of religion and spirituality. The second volume, with 34 chapters in five sections, focuses on the application of the psychology of religion and spirituality. In general, 130 people have been involved in the whole collection. The present report is a brief overview of the book which, after the introduction, includes a brief introduction of the main authors of the book, the structure of the book and an explanation of the topic of the sections and chapters, along with the names of the authors of each chapter.