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Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 20.

Author: R L Piedmont; Andrew Village
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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A wide range of research and review articles are presented. Topic areas include mental and physical health, personality correlates of spirituality, validity evidence for the ASPIRES, and the role of religious values on socio-political attitudes. Also included in this volume are studies examining women's issues surrounding body image and disordered eating. Another paper addresses Christian Serpent handlers, a very  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R L Piedmont; Andrew Village
ISBN: 9789047429067 9047429060
OCLC Number: 536036202
Description: 1 online resource (348 pages)
Contents: Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Manuscript Invitation; Couples Viewing Marriage and Pregnancy through the Lens of the Sacred: A Descriptive Study (Annette Mahoney, Kenneth I. Pargament, and Alfred DeMaris); Contemporary Conversions: Compensatory Needs or Self-Growth Motives? (Coralie Buxant, Vassilis Saroglou, and Jacques Scheuer); Alternative Spiritualities: Different Personalities? An Enquiry Concerning Paranormal Beliefs and Traditional Religiosity (Leslie J. Francis and Emyr Williams). Spiritual and Psychological Health of Malaysian Youths (Syed S. Imam, Abu S. Nurullah, Pute R. Makol-Abdul, Saodah A. Rahman, and Hazizan M. Noon)Cultural Psychology of Religion: Profi le of an Interdisciplinary Approach (Jacob A. Belzen); The Utility of the Assessment of Spirituality and Religious Sentiments (ASPIRES) Scale with Christians and Buddhists in Sri La nka (Ralph L. Piedmont, Mary Beth Werdel, and Mario Fernando); Introduction to Special Section: Islam and Mental Health: Fertile Ground for.

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A wide range of research and review articles are presented. Topic areas include mental and physical health, personality correlates of spirituality, validity evidence for the ASPIRES, and the role of religious values on socio-political attitudes. Also included in this volume are studies examining women's issues surrounding body image and disordered eating. Another paper addresses Christian Serpent handlers, a very understudied group, and the legal, religious, and moral issues surrounding this practice. There is also a special section, edited by Dr. Christopher Boyatzis, that addresses specific.

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