Bringing jointly a never-before-assembled community of biologists, psychologists, and sociologists, Positive formative years improvement and Spirituality scientifically examines how spirituality and its cultivation might impact the confident improvement of kids.
Chapters supply groundbreaking new discussions of conceptual, theoretical, definitional, and methodological concerns that must be addressed whilst exploring the relationships among spirituality and improvement. in the course of the booklet, members suggest ways that the examine at the spirituality/positive adolescence improvement connection might be imperative in construction the bigger box of religious improvement as a sound and energetic area of developmental technology. This quantity, that's guaranteed to be noticeable as a seminal contribution to a box short of theoretical underpinnings, can be of curiosity to students and scientists within the fields of biology and the social and behavioral sciences.
Contributors contain: Mona Abo-Zena, Jeffrey Jensen Arnnett, Peter L. Benson, Marina Umaschi Bers, Aerika Brittian, William Damon, Angela M. DeSilva, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, David Henry Feldman, Simon Gächter, Elena L. Grigorenko, Sonia S. Isaac, Lene Arnett Jensen, Carl N. Johnson, Linda Juang, Pamela Ebstyne King, Richard M. Lerner, Jennifer Menon, Na'ilah Sued Nasir, Guerda Nicolas, Toma´š Paus, Stephen C. Peck, Erin Phelps, Alan P. Poey, Robert W. Roeser, W. George Scarlett, Lonnie R. Sherrod, Gabriel S. Spiewak, Chris Starmer, Moin Syed, Janice L. Templeton, Heather L. Urry, and Richard Wilkinson.