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The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence breaks new ground by articulating the state of knowledge in the area of childhood and adolescent spiritual development. Featuring a rich array of theory and research from an international assortment of leading social scientists in multiple disciplines, this book represents work from diverse traditions and approaches – making it an invaluable resource for scholars across a variety of disciplines and organizations.
Chapter 19: Personality and Spiritual Development
Personality and Spiritual Development
William James (1902), more than 100 years ago, wrote extensively on the unifying force of religion in personality. Drawing from empirical narrative data, James concluded that “to be converted, to be regenerated, to receive grace, to experience religion, to gain an assurance, are so many phases which denote the ...