What Should I Believe?: Why Our Beliefs about the Nature of

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To do so won't work and is unethical, because people must be left "free" and independent (autonomous). So, contrary to the presumption that evolutionary biology has resolved the debate between egoists and altruists in favor of egoism, it appears that evolutionary theory has nothing to offer that will enable us to make progress in that debate.[ 27 ] Since that debate turns on the nature of human motivation, perhaps experimental psychology can move the debate forward. Doyle, Yvonne; Moffatt, Paula; Corlett, Sarah. (1994) Coping with Disabilities: The Perspective of Young Adults from Different Ethnic Backgrounds in Inner London.
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Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity: Soren

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Some programs expect students to already be working in a church ministry so that the dissertation project is directly applicable to the student’s work setting. Because a case study deals with only one person/event/group we can never be sure whether the conclusions drawn from this particular case apply elsewhere. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus J. This view has been boldly challenged by Sober and Wilson (1998), and while their views are very controversial, we think that the extent to which group selection played a role in human evolution is very much an open question.
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Picturing God

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Zhang, “Religious participation, gender differences, and cognitive impairment among the oldest-old in China,” Journal of Aging Research, vol. 2010, Article ID 160294, 10 pages, 2010. How, and why, should religious traditions be compared? One of the take-home points I always hope to get across is that as much as we hold onto our own beliefs very strongly – and I think it is appropriate for us to do so – we also have to keep in mind they are far more tenuous than we often like to believe.
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Divine Play, Sacred Laughter, and Spiritual Understanding

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They help overcome limitations of sample size, poor data, and questionable analyses of individual studies. Readings in secondary literature for Religious Studies doctoral students. This article describes the rationale for this new category, the history of the proposal that was presented to the Task Force on DSM-IV, transpersonal perspectives on spiritual emergency, types of spiritual problems (with case illustrations), differential diagnostic issues, therapeutic approaches for spiritual problems, and the likely increase in number of persons seeking therapy for spiritual problems.
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Counseling and Psychotherapy of Religious Clients: A

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Provide a statement on Academic Goals and Activities. In addition to coursework from eight available areas of specialization, you will be taught how to integrate and apply theology to counseling knowledge and skills. The findings of psychology become the functional correlates of structure and lend themselves to explanations in physico-chemical terms. 5. The student is expected to: (A) describe and compare patterns of culture such as language, religion, land use, education, and customs that make specific regions of the world distinctive; (C) compare economic, political, or social opportunities in different cultures for women, ethnic and religious minorities, and other underrepresented populations; and (D) evaluate the experiences and contributions of diverse groups to multicultural societies. (18) Culture.
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The Politics of Myth (Suny Series, Issues in the Study of

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A national study of APA member psychologists found that 85% reported rarely or never having discussed religion and spiritual issues during their own training (Shafranske & Maloney, 1990). Individual teachers can use the standards to: Provide learning expectations for units and courses that are consistent with long-range social studies goals within and across grade levels; and Acquire ideas and examples for alignment of learning expectations, instruction, and assessment.
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The Healing Path: How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to

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However, Jones (2004) did not regard all religious positive effects consisted in the attainment of good health outcomes through these mediators. First a comment and then a question for Dr. For putting the word "academic" in the phrase, "The Academic Study of Religion," indicates that one uses the same methods in Religious Studies that would be used in the study of other social sciences. Eckman, “Role of spirituality in patients with sickle cell disease,” Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 116–122, 2001.
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Psychological Perspectives and the Religious Quest: Essays

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At Kenyon, psychology is taught as the scientific study of human and animal behavior and mental processes. Where appropriate, answers should show awareness that there are differing views on the topics and issues studied. The student understands the characteristics and impact of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations. Sahr, “The dose-response relationship of adolescent religious activity and substance use: variation across demographic groups,” Health Education and Behavior, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 22–43, 2008.
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Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and

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He simply argued that two opposing religious experiences cancel one another out and discredit them. This resentment and jealousy is coupled with their respect for the dominant male as head of the horde. Religious studies majors delve into religious history, beliefs, worship practices, and theological concepts of the world's major religions. As Brandt (1959: 101–2) acknowledged, the anthropological literature of his day did not always provide as much information on the exact contours and origins of moral attitudes and beliefs as philosophers wondering about the prospects for convergence might like.
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Catholic Cults and Devotions: A Psychological Inquiry

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As I’m sure all of you are aware, that isn’t the way the world is. Not surprisingly, these findings are parallel to those of depression below (in the opposite direction, of course). Following this precedent of bereavement in DSM-III-R of a nonpathological category for a distressing and disruptive experience, we notified the American Psychiatric Association's Task Force on DSM-IV in early 1991 of our intention to submit a propoosal for a new V Code category entitled "Psychospiritual Conflict."
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