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The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions

Christopher Ringwald

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is common knowledge that for most alcoholics and addicts recovery programmes like AA seem to hold out the best hope of conquering addiction. Most of us also know that such programmes usually ... More


The Divine Activity

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

There is a distinction to be conceived between God's essence and his activity (energeia). This distinction is discussed with a view to Gregory Palamas and earlier theological developments. Maximus ... More


The Spiritual Issues Faced by Children and Adolescents at the End of Life

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines some of the spiritual issues that adolescents and children face at the end of life. It reviews the usual stages of cognitive, emotional, and spiritual development experienced by ... More


Performance and Your Spiritual Life

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.17
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter addresses the importance of connecting one's life as a performer to a quest for spiritual growth. Spiritual growth is evaluated as a fountainhead for performance growth and excellence. ... More


The Road to Salvation

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199605965
eISBN:
9780191738227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605965.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The chapter investigates the doctrine of deification in Gregory of Nyssa and Maximus the Confessor. Gregory understands virtue as a mimetic activity. He considers deification as an act of ... More


Emerging Adults’ Religious and Spiritual Development

Carolyn McNamara Barry and Mona M. Abo-Zena

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959181
eISBN:
9780199379620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959181.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Utilizing a developmental-contextual focus, we explore how emerging adults’ religious and spiritual development affects their flourishing versus floundering. We recognize that religious and spiritual ... More


Ageing and faith: trajectories across the lifespan

Peter G. Coleman, Marie A. Mills, and John H. Spreadbury

in Belief and ageing: Spiritual pathways in later life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424600
eISBN:
9781447301530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424600.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the issue of spiritual development with age. It argues that if it is true that people's spiritual needs intensify with age, this should be better recognised and catered for by ... More


Developmental Perspectives on Youth Religious Non-Affiliation

Sam A. Hardy and Gregory S. Longo

in Empty Churches: Non-Affiliation in America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529317
eISBN:
9780197529355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529317.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a developmental perspective on historical increases in youth non-affiliation. First, it describes changes that happen in religiousness across adolescence, focusing on ... More


Fragments of Truth

Christopher G. White

in Unsettled Minds: Psychology and the American Search for Spiritual Assurance, 1830–1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256798
eISBN:
9780520942721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256798.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the ambivalence of psychologists who, while wanting to believe in God and the human spirit, also built a science of the self on merely physiological principles. It focuses in ... More


The Doctrine of the Hert and its Manuscript Context1

Catherine Innes-Parker

in A Companion to The Doctrine of the Hert: The Middle English Translation and its Latin and European Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898218
eISBN:
9781781380413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898218.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Doctrine of the Hert, the fifteenth-century English translation of the thirteenth-century Latin treatise De doctrina cordis, was written as an instructional text for nuns. The Middle English ... More


Dancing with the Raven

SSJ Monica Weis

in The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130040
eISBN:
9780813135717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130040.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter emphasizes three pivotal moments in Thomas Merton's life. The first, in the late 1950s, was his experience at Fourth and Walnut in Louisville, where he suddenly realized that “I loved ... More


Children

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4, “Children,” shows how Catholic identities are implicated in the different logics underlying childrearing approaches in each parish, especially in the two groups’ different religious ... More


Magicians of the New Dawn

in The Place of Enchantment: British Occultism and the Culture of the Modern

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642017
eISBN:
9780226642031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642031.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn taught the theory and practice of ritual magic or practical occultism without any of the hesitations and prevarications of the Theosophical Society, and it ... More


Catholic Children’s Experiences of Scripture and the Sacrament of Reconciliation through Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Jennifer Beste

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Catholic children's participation in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS), examining the interaction between students and teachers as they prepare for First Reconciliation. ... More


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