Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Newsletter
A newsletter of Division 36
October 2014 |Vol. 38, No. 1
Student Award Winners
- Awareness of God's presence, well-being and responses to spiritual struggle
This study explores how awareness of God's presence in one's life may be linked with perceptions of a religious or spiritual struggle, reactions to and outcomes of the struggle and measures of general well-being.
By Valencia A. Harriott, Julie J. Exline, PhD, Todd W. Hall, PhD, and Kenneth I. Pargament, PhD
- Benevolent sexism's manifestation and expression in conservative Christianity: Measurement issues and religious correlates
The study examines the adequacy of the Ambivalent Sexism Inventory in measuring sexism in an evangelical Christian population and explores the religious correlates of sexism within this population.
By Kristen Davis Eliason, MA, M. Elizabeth Lewis Hall, PhD, and Tamara L. Anderson, PhD
- The impact of intrinsic spirituality on sexual minorities
This study evaluates how intrinsic spirituality might influence psychological health outcomes among sexual minority individuals.
By Suzanne Stern and A. Jordan Wright, PhD