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Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers

Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195180954
eISBN:
9780199835829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518095X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book aims to provide new insights on the religious and spiritual lives of American teenagers. It presents the main findings of the National Study of Youth and Religion, a research project on the ... More


Conclusion

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a synthesis of the writings of Evagrius Ponticus discussions in this volume. It argues that the monastic discipline of psalmody reflects the Evagrius’ vision of the spiritual ... More


The Life and Thought of Evagrius Ponticus

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the life and writings of Evagrius Ponticus. The main source of information on Evagrius’ life is Palladius, Bishop of Helenopolis, who spent nine years as a disciple of Evagrius ... More


Hope for the Future

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/9780195146820.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of patient experience in improving the quality of palliative care, highlighting the impact of the stories and advocacy of Rhonda Oziel and other terminally ill ... More


Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Christian Smith and Patricia Snell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How important is religion for young people in America today? What are the major influences on their developing spiritual lives? How do religious beliefs and practices change as young people enter ... More


Making Some Sense of It All

Christian Smith

in Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter contains both summaries of what has been presented in this book as well as some broader interpretations of the findings. In coming to the end of such an investigation, one has ... More


Anandamayi Ma, the Bliss-Filled Divine Mother

Lisa Lassell Hallstrom

in The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145380
eISBN:
9780199849963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145380.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores how Anandamayi Ma's women devotees, have been affected by having had what they consider to be a personal relationship with God in a woman's body. It further examines Ma's words ... More


Introduction

Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton

in Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195180954
eISBN:
9780199835829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518095X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the lack of attention given to the religious and spiritual lives of American teenagers. It then provides a brief description of the National ... More


Singing a New Song unto the Lord: Catholic Church Music

James J. Boyce

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Council of Trent and the Second Vatican Council made pronouncements concerning music in response to calls for change in the years preceding, and their decisions have had a significant impact on ... More


Introduction

Christian Smith

in Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the collection of data on teenagers as they become emerging adults. The data was analyzed in order to address the question of what happens in the ... More


The Teenagers of Soul Searching Five Years Later

Christian Smith

in Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Soul Searching, published in 2005 using National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR) first wave data, portrayed a variety of case studies of American teenagers drawn from a sample ... More


Religious Affiliations, Practices, Beliefs, Experiences, and More

Christian Smith

in Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter draws on National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR) survey data to provide nationally representative descriptive statistics about the religious and spiritual lives of American emerging ... More


The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

Janet Martin Soskice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269502
eISBN:
9780191683657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269502.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

This book considers four concepts in a Biblical context: fathers, sons, brothers, kings. It then asks the questions: Does the predominantly masculine symbolism of the Biblical writings exclude women ... More


The Holy Fool

Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The holy fool was an individual who outwardly behaved in an eccentric manner by the commonly accepted standards of his society; inwardly he pursued a religious ideal or was enlivened by mystical ... More


The Healthcare Professional as Person: The Spirituality of Providing Care 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/9780195146820.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the spirituality of healthcare professionals in providing care at the end of life. It explains how one might cultivate a spiritual sensibility in medical practice that will be ... More


The Middle Class and Mainstream Treatment

Cristopher D. Ringwald

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As several middle-class alcoholics or addicts have expressed that they do not believe that they need assistance, individualism as a belief is evident as people from all social and economic ... More


Personal Reflections on Hospitality

Mona Siddiqui

in Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God's Name

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211863
eISBN:
9780300216028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211863.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shares some personal reflections on hospitality. It first considers Henri Nouwen's views on spiritual life as it relates to ‘loneliness and solitude, hostility and hospitality, illusion ... More


The Role of Spirituality in Humanitarian Crisis Survival and Recovery

Peter Walker, Dyan Mazurana, Amy Warren, George Scarlett, and Henry Louis

in Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the available knowledge on the relationship between well-being and spirituality, especially during traumatic environmental and humanitarian crises. It studies the evidence on ... More


Love and Attention

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269502
eISBN:
9780191683657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269502.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

This chapter starts by providing an account of the connection of love and attention in Iris Murdoch's philosophical classic Sovereignty of the Good. The book says that prayer is simply an attention ... More


Six Major Religious Types

Christian Smith

in Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter lays out a typology of emerging adult religious approaches into which most American emerging adults seem to fit. It identifies a limited number of religious types — defined by their ... More


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