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Religion, spirituality, and positive psychology

Thomas G. Plante

Religion, spirituality, and positive psychology

understanding the psychological fruits of faith

by Thomas G. Plante

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious Psychology,
  • Well-being,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Fruit of the Spirit

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas G. Plante, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL53 .R4357 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25323474M
    ISBN 109780313398452, 9780313398469
    LC Control Number2012014836

    Books shelved as psychology-of-religion: The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James, The Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud, Handbook of. The evolutionary psychology of religion is the study of religious belief using evolutionary psychology principles. It is one approach to the psychology of with all other organs and organ functions, the brain's functional structure is argued to have a genetic basis, and is therefore subject to the effects of natural selection and evolution.

    Positive Psychology virtues such as transcendence (spirituality, gratitude, hope) and humanity (kindness, love, social support) are abundant in AAliterature, offering a bridge to resistant clients and skeptical clinicians Shelbi Fisher, M.S. Alan Crutchfield, M.S. Tyron Slack, M.S.W. Deborah Ebener, Ph.D. Florida State University Positive. Religion, Spirituality, and Positive Psychology: Understanding the Psychological Fruits of Faith brings those scholars together to share what they learned. Through their thoughtful, evidence-based reflections, this insightful book demonstrates the positive benefits of spiritual and religious engagement, both for individual practitioners and for.

    Positive psychology is the scientific study of strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is based on the belief that people want to lead meaningful lives, cultivate what is best from within themselves and to enhance their experience of work, love and play. She is coeditor of the Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (2nd ed.; ) and Medical Illness and Positive Life Change: Can Crisis Lead to Personal Transformation? (). Joseph M. Currier, PhD, is an assistant professor and director of clinical training in the combined Clinical and Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program.


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Positive psychology has an extremely close relationship with the psychology of religion and spirituality, for both are concerned with personal growth and meaning. As if to demonstrate this, Argyle himself had an interest in both areas, publishing his book The Psychology of Happiness inlong before the term ‘positive psychology’ was.

Theoretically, religions and spirituality (R/S) can help people maintain well-being and meaning in life, but these relationships are not simple or without conflict and ambivalence. This chapter first provides an overview of theories and research linking the psychology of religion to positive psychology.

This book presents an integrated review and critical analysis of the recent research in the positive psychology of religion, with focus on the positive psychology of religion across different cultures and religions. The book provides a review of the literature on different contributions of religion.

Aided in part by positive psychology topics such as hope, forgiveness, gratitude, humility, resilience, and compassion, the field of the psychology of religion and spirituality has in recent years achieved a more balanced and nuanced approach to the role religion/spirituality can play in people’s overall well-being and functioning.

“The book will be a valuable resource for graduate students taking courses in the psychology of religion. Counseling professionals, especially those in spiritual and pastoral counseling, theologians, and religious practitioners and others taking seminary courses will find this book.

Spirituality Behind the quest for spirituality lies a growing need for passion and depth in our lives. That's why, David Elkins argues, psychotherapy still has a thing or two to learn from religion.

‎Psychologist and ethicist Robert Rocco Cottone takes readers on a religious journey infusing postmodern philosophy positive psychology and ethics into a comprehensive vision of religion in the future.

Defining postmodern religion in a positive engaging and. Rye et al. () explored the compatibility of religion/spirituality interventions with certain positive psychology constructs (hope, gratitude, self-compassion, and forgiveness) and their. Thomas G. Plante, PhD, ABPP, is professor of psychology and director of the Spirituality and Health Institute at Santa Clara University, CA, and adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA.

Few topics receive the kind of constant media attention, debate, and expression of strong emotions as religion and spirituality. While many claim that religion and spirituality are inspiration for great good in the world (e.g., charity, love, kindness), many others would claim they provide motivation for much that is wrong in the world (e.g., hate, prejudice, intolerance, warfare).

The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Positive Psychology Interventions Mark S. Rye, Nathaniel G. Wade, Amanda M. Fleri, and Julia E.

Kidwell IV. Religion and Spirituality Applied to Specific Contexts. Consultation With Religious Institutions Thomas G. Plante; Addressing Religion and Spirituality in Healthcare Systems Michelle J. Pearce. We’re working with Springer Publishing to coedit the Handbook of Positive Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality.

This book is scheduled to be published in. Emmons,R.A. Handbook of the psychology of religion and spirituality. New York: Guilford press. Hill, Peter C., Pargament, Kenneth I. Advances in the conceptualization and measurement of religion and spirituality:implications for physical and mental health research.

psychology of religion and spirituality. Vol. *Revised and updated with the latest theories, methods, and empirical findings.*Many new research examples.*Restructured with fewer chapters for better “fit” with a typical semester.*More attention to the differences between religion and spirituality*Covers emerging topics: genetics and neurobiology, positive psychology, atheism, and more.3/5(3).

Positive psychology is the scientific study of the "good life", or the positive aspects of the human experience that make life worth living.

The discipline of positive psychology focuses on both individual and societal well-being. Positive psychology began as a new domain of psychology in when Martin Seligman chose it as the theme for his term as president of the American Psychological.

Get this from a library. Religion, spirituality, and positive psychology: understanding the psychological fruits of faith. [Thomas G Plante;] -- People are drawn to religion or spiritual practice out of family tradition, curiousity, desire for fulfillment, or just the hope that it will make them feel better.

Remarkably, they often get what. Positive Psychology and Spirituality: A Virtue-Informed Approach to Well-Being on both conceptual and empirical grounds the utility of religion and spirituality for countering psychological myopia and self-regulation failure was highlighted with an emphasis on the role spirituality plays in building positive emotions.

Public users are. Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals. The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human-scientific approaches.The premise of positive psychology is that well-being can be defined, measured, and taught.

Well-being includes positive emotions, intense engagement, good relationships, meaning, and accomplishment (PERMA). Questionnaires can measure it. Trainers can teach it. Achieving it not only makes people more fulfilled but makes corporations more productive, soldiers more resilient, students more.In a special issue of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (Schnitker & Emmons, ), various authors explored conceptual and empirical overlap between the psychology of religion and positive psychology, focusing on constructs common to both; examples are humility, positive emotions such as love, and patience.

In that issue, authors.