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Reflections In The "Invisible" Religion Of Youth: The Case Of Latvia, Leons G. Taivans Dec 1997

Reflections In The "Invisible" Religion Of Youth: The Case Of Latvia, Leons G. Taivans

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Victims' Right To Truth, Donald W. Shriver Jr. Dec 1997

Victims' Right To Truth, Donald W. Shriver Jr.

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


The Secular Spirituality Of Former Eastern Bloc Dissidents, Leslie A. Muray Dec 1997

The Secular Spirituality Of Former Eastern Bloc Dissidents, Leslie A. Muray

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Bria's "Romania: Orthodox Identity At A Crossroads Of Europe" - Book Review, Dr. Earl A. Pope Oct 1997

Bria's "Romania: Orthodox Identity At A Crossroads Of Europe" - Book Review, Dr. Earl A. Pope

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Proselytism, Religion, And Ethnification Of Politics A Sociological Analysis, Srdjan Vrcan Oct 1997

Proselytism, Religion, And Ethnification Of Politics A Sociological Analysis, Srdjan Vrcan

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


The Problem Of Proselytizing In Slovenia, Drago Ocvirk Oct 1997

The Problem Of Proselytizing In Slovenia, Drago Ocvirk

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Evangelism And Proselytism In Croatia, Stanko Jambrek Oct 1997

Evangelism And Proselytism In Croatia, Stanko Jambrek

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Family Health And Concept Of God, Rodger K. Bufford, Doug Crawford Aug 1997

The Relationship Between Family Health And Concept Of God, Rodger K. Bufford, Doug Crawford

Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology

The relationship between general family health and personal beliefs about God was investigated among undergraduate psychology students from a small Christian liberal arts college (N = 77; ages 18-65, M = 22.1; 65% female). Family health was measured by the Health/Competence factor of the Self-Report Family Inventory - Version II (SFI; Beavers, Hampson, & Hulgus, 1990). God concepts were measured by the 11 factors of the 75 item Concept of God scale (COG; Brinkman, 1989; Gorsuch, 1968). COG factors were grouped into healthy/positive, unhealthy/negative, and doctrinal/neutral. Results revealed significant positive correlations between family health and healthy/positive concepts of God and significant negative correlations between family health and unhealthy/negative concepts of God. Family health did not correlate ...


Kool's "God Moves In A Mysterious Way: The Hungarian Protestant Foreign Mission (1756-1951) - Book Review, Leslie A. Muray Aug 1997

Kool's "God Moves In A Mysterious Way: The Hungarian Protestant Foreign Mission (1756-1951) - Book Review, Leslie A. Muray

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Why Do People Join The Churches In Estonia?, Tonu Lehtsaar Aug 1997

Why Do People Join The Churches In Estonia?, Tonu Lehtsaar

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


The Fight For Freedom Of Conscience: Russia 1992-1995. The Story Of The Law On Religion - Part Ii, Yakov Krotov Aug 1997

The Fight For Freedom Of Conscience: Russia 1992-1995. The Story Of The Law On Religion - Part Ii, Yakov Krotov

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Expectation And Reality: Theological Education Among Baptists In Ukraine, Mary Raber Aug 1997

Expectation And Reality: Theological Education Among Baptists In Ukraine, Mary Raber

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Acculturation In Relation To Somatization And Mental Health Attitudes Among Asian Americans, Natasha A. E. Wong Jul 1997

Acculturation In Relation To Somatization And Mental Health Attitudes Among Asian Americans, Natasha A. E. Wong

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

A total of 98 Asian Americans completed surveys which consisted of a demographic questionnaire, the Suinn-Lew Asian Self-Identity Acculturation Scale (SL-ASIA), the Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Scale (ATSPPHS), and the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90-R). Pearson correlations were conducted between acculturation and the four subscales of the ATSPPHS, acculturation and somatization as indicated by the somatic items on the SCL-90-R, and somatization and the four subscales of the ATSPPHS. Significant negative correlations were found between acculturation and somatization, and somatization and the interpersonal openness subscale of the ATSPPHS. A significant positive correlation was also found between acculturation and the interpersonal ...


Predicting Estrangement From God Among Christians: Preliminary Findings And Practice Implications, Rodger K. Bufford, Kathryn Wurtz Jun 1997

Predicting Estrangement From God Among Christians: Preliminary Findings And Practice Implications, Rodger K. Bufford, Kathryn Wurtz

Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology

Persons who come to counseling, especially Christians, often present with concerns about their relationships with God. Many clinicians have noted that alienation or estrangement from God is a common concern even among persons with conservative theological beliefs. They may say things like “I know God loves me, but I don’t feel like it.” Little is currently known about factors which may cause or predict such feelings. The present study explored factors which predict estrangement from God. Results indicated that estrangement from God is more likely among clients than among students. Estrangement from God can be strongly predicted by the ...


In This Issue, Walter Sawatsky Jun 1997

In This Issue, Walter Sawatsky

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Proselytizing, Missionary Activity And The Law In Russia, Tatiana Volguina Jun 1997

Proselytizing, Missionary Activity And The Law In Russia, Tatiana Volguina

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Whence The Anger?, Georgi Chistyakov Jun 1997

Whence The Anger?, Georgi Chistyakov

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

Today Orthodox religiosity includes, as an almost inseparable component, a struggle against Catholics and Protestants, an attempt to expose them as enemies of our faith and of Russia, as well as a complete rejection of ecumenism and of any openness towards other confessions. The very term "ecumenism" has become pejorative and an accusation of affinity towards it is seen as evidence of a certain betrayal of Orthodoxy. It is a given that our relations with Christians of other confessions have not always been smooth, we do not understand each other in everything, certain elements of Catholic or Protestant theology are ...


The Fight For Freedom Of Conscience: Russia 1992-1995 - The Story Of The Law On Religion, Part I, Yakov Krotov Jun 1997

The Fight For Freedom Of Conscience: Russia 1992-1995 - The Story Of The Law On Religion, Part I, Yakov Krotov

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Report On: Black Sea Summer Seminar: The Role Of The Religious Communities In The Black Sea Region, Earl A. Pope, Thomas H. Yorty Jun 1997

Report On: Black Sea Summer Seminar: The Role Of The Religious Communities In The Black Sea Region, Earl A. Pope, Thomas H. Yorty

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Report On The Catholic Church In Eastern Europe, Joseph Loya O.S.A. Apr 1997

Report On The Catholic Church In Eastern Europe, Joseph Loya O.S.A.

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


The New Patterns Of State Control: The State And Civic Education In Yugoslavia, Slobodanka Nedovic Apr 1997

The New Patterns Of State Control: The State And Civic Education In Yugoslavia, Slobodanka Nedovic

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Assessment Of Nonverbal Cognitive Processes In Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Jacqueline J. Head Mar 1997

Assessment Of Nonverbal Cognitive Processes In Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Jacqueline J. Head

Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology

This study reviewed the literature on ADHD/ADD including a survey of the disorder, current clinical interventions and, diagnostic techniques. Data was collected comparing three groups of children (control, ADHD, ADD) on a newly developed nonverbal assessment test, the Leiter-R. The findings show that the Leiter-R resulted in significant differences in scores between the control group and the ADHD and ADD groups on twelve of the twenty subtests. This demonstrates the efficacy of the Leiter-R as an assessment tool for ADHD and ADD. Based on these findings the following tentative recommendations were proposed to assist children with ADHD and ADD ...


Why Is There No Russian "Protestant" Theology In Russia? A Personal Outcry, Alexander I. Negrov, Miriam Charter Feb 1997

Why Is There No Russian "Protestant" Theology In Russia? A Personal Outcry, Alexander I. Negrov, Miriam Charter

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


The Czech Catholic Church: Restoration Or Renewal?, Daniel Didomizio Feb 1997

The Czech Catholic Church: Restoration Or Renewal?, Daniel Didomizio

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Trip Report, Destination: Republic Of Croatia, Marie Mercer, Charles Mercer Feb 1997

Trip Report, Destination: Republic Of Croatia, Marie Mercer, Charles Mercer

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Jews And Christians Of Russia And Ukraine Speak About Anti-Semitism, Ralph Della Cava Feb 1997

Jews And Christians Of Russia And Ukraine Speak About Anti-Semitism, Ralph Della Cava

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


James Wilson, A Man For All Seasons (Chapter 7 Of The Political And Legal Philosophy Of James Wilson 1742-1798), Mark David Hall Jan 1997

James Wilson, A Man For All Seasons (Chapter 7 Of The Political And Legal Philosophy Of James Wilson 1742-1798), Mark David Hall

Faculty Publications - Department of History, Politics, and International Studies

Excerpt: "This work began with the claim that James Wilson was one of the most important, yet one of the most frequently overlooked, founders. It has attempted to demonstrate that he merits examination because of his significant role in the founding period. Wilson's contributions as a member of Congress, constitution maker, law professor, and Supreme Court justice should not be overlooked. But his political significance does not necessarily mean that his political theory is worthy of attention."


Leadership Development In Nongovernmental Organizations: Applying Theory To Developing Country Contexts, Benjamin L. Hartley Jan 1997

Leadership Development In Nongovernmental Organizations: Applying Theory To Developing Country Contexts, Benjamin L. Hartley

Faculty Publications - College of Christian Studies

Leadership development in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) is becoming increasingly important as many developing country leaders retire from their positions in these organizations. The growing number, size, and political influence of NGOs also indicate a need for closer analysis of NGO leaders and leadership. Built on a thorough review of three different approaches to leadership and case study analysis of leadership development programs, this paper presents a preliminary leadership development framework which addresses the challenges of accountability, leader transitions, and external environment leadership - three issues particularly salient in the NGO context. Ideas about how leadership development programs may be constructed are ...


Forgiveness: More Than A Therapeutic Technique, Katheryn Rhoads Meek, Mark R. Mcminn Jan 1997

Forgiveness: More Than A Therapeutic Technique, Katheryn Rhoads Meek, Mark R. Mcminn

Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology

Although the concept of forgiveness is accepted by many as profitable in promoting personal and relational healing, some have abandoned its historical connection with religious faith. This uncoupling of religion and forgiveness overlooks a progression of healing that both includes and transcends personal healing for the forgiver, and may rob forgiveness of its therapeutic power. A brief discussion of the historical roots of forgiveness is followed by a proposed model of forgiveness that exemplifies the progression of healing proffered by religious faith. Current trends in the forgiveness literature are considered along with their therapeutic implications.


Spiritual Disciplines And The Practice Of Integration: Possibilities And Challenges For Christian Psychologists, Mark R. Mcminn, Barrett W. Mcray Jan 1997

Spiritual Disciplines And The Practice Of Integration: Possibilities And Challenges For Christian Psychologists, Mark R. Mcminn, Barrett W. Mcray

Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology

Spiritual practices have received less attention than psychological change techniques in the contemporary integration of psychology and Christianity, yet a Christian understanding of health has implications for the personal and professional use of spiritual disciplines as mechanisms for growth. We consider the practical nature of the spiritual disciplines in promoting change as well as possibilities and challenges introduced by using spiritual disciplines both outside and inside the consulting office. Used outside the consulting office, spiritual disciplines may affect the professional life of the Christian therapist by deepening his or her knowledge of God, promoting a posture of humble self-awareness, and ...