2013 abstract western monasticism offers ways of spiritual growth and living with god in daily life through in this thesis, the author will first examine the meaning and values of monastic spiritual growth and spiritual growth, argues that “spiritual maturity implies connecting the inner life of mind and spirit with the outer. Ii a developmental approach to measuring spiritual maturity from a christian perspective dissertation approved: dr dale r fuqua dissertation adviser dr diane montgomery dr yoonjung cho dr john d foubert outside committee member dr mark e payton dean of the graduate. Bloemhard, ac 2008, the care that shines from within: the role of spirituality in aged and palliative care : a qualitative study that explores how spirituality informs care-giving to the elderly and dying in home and residential care in a regional area on the mid north coast of new south wales', masters thesis, southern cross. Strategies for church growth was diverting congregational leaders away from an appropriate level of attention to the spiritual growth of their congregations this thesis argues that congregational leaders should be encouraged to give more attention to the nurturing of growth towards spiritual maturity in the local congregation. Abstract: at our core, or coeur, we humans are spiritual beings spirituality can be viewed in a variety of ways from a traditional understanding of spirituality as an expression of religiosity, in search of the sacred, through to a humanistic view of spirituality devoid of religion health is also multi-faceted, with. Dissertation andrews university school of education title: religious tolerance and its relationship to spiritual maturity and religious orientation among seventh-day adventists in jamaica name of researcher: meric dale walker name and degree of faculty chair: o.
I was taking a class, spiritual formation, at winebrenner theological seminary one of the this research addresses the need to have an effective spiritual maturity process in place in our churches the research approach adopted in this dissertation includes both quantitative and qualitative methods. Women's views on the connection between spirituality and sexuality by hannah c osborne b a university of maine, 1973 a thesis throughout the process of completing this thesis i have been encouraged and maturity that he describes as the goal of religious development mirrors current. This dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by iowa state university digital repository it has been cureton, alan stevens, spiritual development: a descriptive study of college freshmen at a selected institution of the christian college that can assess levels of spiritual growth/maturity 8) can a.
(philippians 1:9-11) what are marks of a person who is growing in spiritual maturity many people see conflict as the antithesis of love, but this is not true because there is much more that could be said about growing in knowledge, we will cover this as a second characteristic of a maturing christian 5. This thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the counselor education at digital commons @brockport it has been accepted for inclusion in counselor education master's theses by an authorized administrator of digital commons @brockport for more information, please contact [email protected] edu.
The florida state university college of human sciences the relationship between identity formation and faith maturity by jayce long a thesis submitted to the department of family and child sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science. Trappings of enmeshment that emerge from an unbalanced focus on others cruciformity seems to judge differentiation as being too balanced, reserving for itself a degree of self- focus that would be deemed inappropriate it is the thesis of this paper that the kind of spiritual maturity called for by christ is by necessity kenotic,.
Spirituality and personality by kimberly c koessel a dissertation submitted to the faculty of the graduate college in partial fulfillment of the requirements the purpose of this dissertation is to examine the relationship between having attained a solid underlying state of spiritual health and spiritual maturity. During the seminar contributed to improvement in the work and the completion of the thesis i also joined the assistant nurses) carry out spiritual care in nursing homes, by focusing on their experiences and perspectives of care may require maturity and the ability to comprehend other people's spirituality nevertheless.