|Date||April 17, 2013||Time||3:30 - 5:00 pm|
|Description||Kenneth I. Pargament, professor of clinical psychology at Bowling Green
State University, will define spirituality in terms of a basic human
yearning for the sacred, a motivation that cannot
be fully reduced to other psychological, social, and physical factors.
I will examine empirical literature which suggests that: (l) people
are motivated to preserve and protect what they hold sacred; (2) the
sacred is a resource to people, particularly in stressful circumstances;
(3) the sacred is linked with powerful spiritual emotions and
psychosocial benefits; (4) the search for the sacred can take
destructive paths. I will conclude by considering recent efforts to
integrate spirituality more fully into our efforts to improve the human
• Ken Pargament Lecture (free)
04/17/2013 3:30 PM
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|Publisher||Institute for Studies of Religion|
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