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GOD BLESS AMERICA

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing from empirical research on the psychology and sociology of religion and from historical analyses of American religious life, this chapter describes how religiosity among Americans is ... More


Engaging Practices

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The renewed philosophical attention to ancient “spiritual exercises” has generated a consistent critique: how can these practices have any relevance today, when the traditions and communities that ... More


Heroes

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Heroes are moral exemplars of the good who engage our moral passion. We seek to stand by and with our heroes because we form a personal identification with their moral cause. The empirical ... More


Moral Personality in Emerging Adulthood

Michael W. Pratt and M. Kyle Matsuba

in The Life Story, Domains of Identity, and Personality Development in Emerging Adulthood: Integrating Narrative and Traditional Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199934263
eISBN:
9780190883126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199934263.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 5 begins with a brief overview of the field of moral development in recent years, touching on moral cognition, moral affect, and moral behavior. Patterns in the development of moral ... More


Moral Development, Moral Identity, and Prosocial Behavior

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on some of the variables accounting for individual differences in the likelihood of prosocial behavior. “Prosocial behavior” can range from a particular intervention to a ... More


Moral Psychology, Neuroscience, and Virtue: From Moral Judgment to Moral Character

James A. Van Slyke

in Virtues and Their Vices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199645541
eISBN:
9780191744549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

A proliferation of research in the science of morality has attempted to provide models of moral judgment based on the modern assumption of investigating individual ethical decisions and the use of ... More


Why Is Moral Integrity Rare, Hypocrisy Common?

C. Daniel Batson

in What's Wrong With Morality?: A Social-Psychological Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199355549
eISBN:
9780190603700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355549.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 5 addresses the question of why moral integrity—motivation to actually be moral—is rare, whereas hypocrisy—motivation to appear moral—is common. Observational research on moral conflicts in ... More


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