Month: January 2010

Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion

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Deeply enmeshed as it is in the liberal arts tradition, Religious Studies is a route to exploring a fascinating dimension of the human experience. BROOKS: I hate to be their defender on this. It deals with preferences, judgments, choices, economic interaction, and factors influencing these, as well as the consequences of judgements and decisions for economic processes and phenomena. East Coast departure Honors Program in Psychology: Overall GPA 3.2 plus at least two courses beyond the introductory level in Psychology (200 level or above).

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Nietzsche and Zen: Self Overcoming Without a Self (Studies

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However, their work clearly illustrated that there is some common ground between the Bible and current secular psy- chology and that sound therapeutic principles need not be compromised when attempting to integrate the client's faith with therapy. Some religious influences have a modest impact whereas another portion seem like the mental equivalent of nuclear energy.... Well aware of this fact, the Religious Studies Department takes a broadly historical approach to the study of religion, exploring religious texts, practices, ideas, communities, and institutions in the context of local, regional, and global histories.

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Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives

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Religious studies as an academic discipline and as practiced in our department fits beautifully with Guilford College’s mission and core values. The basal ganglia are involved in behavior and also emotional responses. It has been sad to see so many Christians seek counsel from Christian psychotherapists who fumble around with theories developed by Sigmund Freud, Carl Rogers and B. He is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core. If we excuse and justify sinful conduct, like many psychologists do, we forsake God's law.

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Short Talks on Character Building. Illustrated

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Title of Master’s Thesis: “The Gospel of Judas, the Subversion of Royal Ideology, and the Generation of a Sovereign Self.” Areas of Study at UCSB: American Religious History, New Religious Movements, Cognitive Science of Religion, Religious Responses to Addiction and Mental Illness. Rainville, “Pain sensitivity and analgesic effects of mindful states in zen meditators: a cross-sectional study,” Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 106–114, 2009.

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Mind Wizards Bible Study: Emotional Mental Imagery

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Rescorla has made numerous refinements to classical conditioning theories. AO2 questions will be focused on the issues surrounding the interpretation of the material studied or on the issues arising from that material identified in the boxes below. Review by: Ralph Hood Jr., Former editor Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion - September 15, 2015 Steven Reiss has developed a comprehensive theory of religion that illuminates why it is that religion is such a pervasive cultural force.

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Physics for Christian Schools: Laboratory Manual Physics for

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You have some weird beliefs, beliefs that do not fit well with all your other everyday beliefs. If religion is the social norm, it may be hard (but clearly not impossible) to have a rich social network and to feel socially valued. One is Psychology (making up one-third of the programme) and the choice of the other two depends on the pathway that you have chosen. All students accepted into the MA program receive the “Religious Studies Tuition Award,” which covers approximately 40% of tuition costs for each of their two, full-time-enrolled years of study.

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If Not God, Then What? Neuroscience, Aesthetics, and the

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There is no logical reason to suppose that the ordinary experience of reality is the most valid one. D. and are ready to look for a job, you are not likely to have success if you limit your search to institutions that wish to hire a Psychologist of Religion. Practically speaking, this means psychiatrists are able to prescribe medication while psychologists (except in rare cases) do not. Interested undergraduate majors may apply for admission to the Honors Program.

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Habermas, Religion and Public Life: Religious and Secular

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He found that when he repeatedly gave a dog food after ringing a bell, the dog began to salivate for false alarms too. Group work, whether in tutorials or outside the seminar room, is an important aspect of many parts of the English Studies degree, and gives students the opportunity to develop their interpersonal skills. After their preferred training, their fatigue, psychological distress and reported difficulty were lower, while their sense of positive well-being was higher.

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Bible IQ: 1,000 Questions to Rate Your Scriptural Savvy

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To me, one of the two fairly intriguing possibilities is – It’s very difficult for us to imagine how the brain just completely rewires itself; that would just be impossible based on what we currently know. Realists may contend that much moral disagreement may result from failures of rationality on the part of discussants (Brink 1989: 199–200). This implicates God in intentionally bringing about evil, which seems morally unjustifiable.

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Dumb, Deranged, and Dangerous: A Smart Guide to Combatting

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We deliver group sessions on career planning within each taught programme. Knowing about this research will help clinicians decide whether religious beliefs of patients are a resource or a liability. Others contend that public schools provide more real-life experiences or, in some cases, more-developed specialty programs in athletics or science. The rise of atheism and the death of God: reasons for the rise of atheism with reference to science, empiricism, evil, the rebellion against moral absolutes and awareness of other faiths; meaning of the slogan 'God is dead' Religious responses to atheism, including a postmodernist view of religion.

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