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Brooke M. Ruf, David C. Wang and John K. Williams

.2 The Present Study As noted earlier, mysticism was found to mediate the relationship between nature and well-being (Kamitsis & Francis, 2013). However, although mysticism is a construct that is well-established in the literature (especially those studies drawing upon an ecological-self theoretical

Bart Duriez

Religiosity, moral attitudes and moral competence A research note on the relation between Religiosity and Morality BY BART DURIEZ Abstract The present research investigates the relation between the religiosity dimensions which Wulff (1991; 1997) described (Exclusion vs. Inclusion of

Friedrich Schweitzer

childhood and adolescence (cf. Schweitzer, 1992 ). However, their philosophical views were not based on systematic observation or on empirical approaches and data. Yet they deserve mention in the present context in that they raise questions that are still important today. More specifically I should say

Marinus van Uden and Jos Pieper

will present some results of a study among patients in a forensic psychiatric hospital in Th e Netherlands. We will focus on the following issues: the patients’ general religious beliefs and activities; the patients’ religious coping activities; the patients’ well-being ; the relationship between

Amina Hanif Tarar, Syeda Salma Hassan and Barbara Keller

* This article is a part of the first author’s PhD dissertation, and part of it has been presented at and abstracted in iapr , 2015, Istanbul, Turkey. The authors are highly grateful to Prof. Dr. Heinz Streib for his assistance. Introduction Religions and worldviews are becoming


Vince Le

. The present chapter will discuss three perspectives on development : national development , transformational development , and prosperity teaching . These different perspectives will serve as a frame of reference for discussing the issue of development among contemporary Vietnamese evangelicals

Sharon Mary Cruise, Christopher Alan Lewis and Bill Lattimer

Christianity; however, these studies were limited to comparatively small samples ( N s = 39, 114, 58). Th e present study examined the temporal stability of the 7-item version of the Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity over a 15-week period among a sample of 581 English chil- dren aged between 10 and

Jim Kloet and Luke W. Galen

religiosity conflate the weakly religious with the completely nonreligious, and religious belief with group membership, leading to spurious associations. The present study characterizes the growing nonreligious population by comparing church and secular group members on personality characteristics and social

Michael J. Breslin and Christopher Alan Lewis

. Consequently, Poloma and Pendleton’s measure was employed as a multidimensional measure of prayer in the present study. Breslin et al. ( 2010 ) concluded that the scoring system of the measure could be improved to facilitate greater variability among respondents and to obviate ambiguity. Accordingly, in the

J. Z. T Pieper

Religious resources of psychiatric inpatients BY J.Z.T PIEPER Abstract In this paper some results of a study among psychiatric patients in a large mental hospital in the Netherlands are presented. We focus on the following issues: - the religious and spiritual beliefs and activities of the