Category Archives: Psychology

Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar; A Search for Truth

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Mary’s was torn down and replaced by Bethlehem or Bethlem Hospital [ 4 ]. Prerequisite: background in Chinese or Japanese. Modern Western Religious Thought Proseminar. 1-5 Unit. In this way, continuity of pastoral care will be ensured between hospital and community. Voddie Baucham (FREE MP3) "Christian psychology" as the expression is used today is an oxymoron. Two (2) courses must be taken to satisfy the major requirement, one (1) for the minor.

The Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Science, and Our

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In a survey, psychologists reported that 4.5% of their clients over the past 12 months brought a mystical experience into therapy (Allman et al., 1992). James studied at Harvard's Lawrence Scientific School and the School of Medicine, but his writings were from the outset as much philosophical as scientific. “Some Remarks on Spencer's Notion of Mind as Correspondence” (1878) and “The Sentiment of Rationality” (1879, 1882) presage his future pragmatism and pluralism, and contain the first statements of his view that philosophical theories are reflections of a philosopher's temperament.

William James and The Varieties of Religious Experience: A

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In your general education classes, you are likely to gain at least a surface understanding of how major theological concepts and movements have manifested themselves in contemporary society. If you look in the frontal lobe area, where the arrows are pointing, as I toggle back and forth, you can see there’s a lot less activity in the frontal lobes when the person is speaking in tongues. A systematic analysis of research on religion in seven major American Psychological Association journals: 1991-1994.

The Gift of Stories: Practical and Spiritual Applications of

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Language in Society: an introduction to the intricacies of regional and social variation in language, how we influence and judge each other through the way we speak, and how language varieties reflect and construct social contexts and identities. Specific course topics may include subjects such as sorcery, ritual behavior and processes, and witchcraft and magic movements in different societies. Blum, “Public and private domains of religiosity and adolescent health risk behaviors: evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health,” Social Science and Medicine, vol. 57, no. 11, pp. 2049–2054, 2003.

Feeling Guilty, Finding Grace: If I'm Forgiven, Why Do I

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Freud focused on the function of religion in overcoming inner fears and turmoil. Because of the confusion between science and pseudoscience, Church leaders have elevated the psychotherapist to a position of authority in the modern Church. These results look to pose a clear challenge to the view that ordinary folk are typically incompatibilists. Among current educational psychologists, the cognitive perspective is more widely held than the behavioral perspective, perhaps because it admits causally related mental constructs such as traits, beliefs, memories, motivations and emotions.

The Religion War

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Cooper emphasized the definition of variables, validity, and reliability of measures, how representative the sample was, quality of the research methods, how well the execution of the study conformed to the design, appropriateness of statistical tests, and the interpretation of results. This course examines the New Testament’s historical context, literary genres, and impact on the formation of faith within early Christian communities. Again, this does not mean that an ethical theory, such as Merritt's, is not a workable theory; as Meritt argues, this may be the ethical theory that is appropriate to its (all too) human subjects.

Positive Youth Development and Spirituality: From Theory to

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Research methods and materials for the study of Islam. With regard to alcohol use, abuse, and dependence, at least 278 studies have now examined relationships with R/S. The intolerance tends to tie the three paradigms together. The first question, regarding ultimate desires, is the crucial one for our present purposes, and requires a fuller exposition; it can be usefully explicated with the help of a familiar account of practical reasoning.[ 25 ] On this account, practical reasoning is a causal process via which a desire and a belief give rise to or sustain another desire.

Manipulation [June Hunt Hope for the Heart]: Cutting the

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Such studies, like the present one, have focused on differences in brain volume or brain function in those people heavily engaged in meditation or spiritual practices compared to those who are not. Rogers, Carl - (1902–1987) An American psychologist who proposed the person-centered or client-centered theory of psychology. It is my observation that too many of us are spending money we haven't earned to buy things we don't need to impress people we don't like. --H. An ill-informed benevolence is no substitute for genuine insight, based on information that is neither willfully distorted nor confined to the surface of things.

Creativity and Spirituality: Bonds Between Art and Religion

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I'm studying Philosophy of Religion and Buddhism, my AS Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion did overlap a bit but I found it helpful rather than boring. These manifest as individual differences in intelligence, creativity, cognitive style, motivation and the capacity to process information, communicate, and relate to others. To qualify for an AS award candidates must enter for two different units. I'm fascinated with the mind and human behavior but I also love to write and learn about different cultures.

The Dual Brain, Religion and the Unconscious

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It leads to our most important relationships – with lovers, spouses, and children. If this is the case, then the very foundations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints must crumble to the ground. Introduction to Old Testament, R 211 and Introduction to New Testament, R 212 provide overviews of the religious background to Western culture, and also meet prerequisites for students transferring to some private colleges and universities. An increased survival of 37% is highly significant and equivalent to the effects of cholesterol lowering drugs or exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation after myocardial infarction on survival [ 573 ].