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In the course of a lifetime [electronic resource] : tracing religious belief, practice, and change / Michele Dillon and Paul Wink.

By: Dillon, Michele, 1960-.
Contributor(s): Wink, Paul, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 282 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520940031 (electronic bk.); 0520940032 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Religion | Faith development | RELIGION -- Psychology of ReligionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In the course of a lifetime.DDC classification: 200.1/9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The vibrancy of American religion -- Meet the parents : the family context shaping religious socialization in the 1930s and 1940s -- Adolescent religion in the 1930s and 1940s -- The imprint of individual autonomy on everyday religion in the 1950s -- The ebb and flow of religiousness across the life course -- Individual transformation in religious commitment and meaning -- Spiritual seeking -- The activities, personality, and social attitudes of religious and spiritual individuals in late adulthood -- Spiritual seeking, therapeutic culture, and concern for others -- The buffering role of religion in late adulthood -- American lived religion -- Methodological appendix : measuring religiousness and spiritual seeking in the IHD longitudinal study.
Summary: 'In the Course of a Lifetime' provides an unprecedented portrait of the dynamic role religion plays in the everyday experiences of Americans over the course of their lives.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-273) and index.

The vibrancy of American religion -- Meet the parents : the family context shaping religious socialization in the 1930s and 1940s -- Adolescent religion in the 1930s and 1940s -- The imprint of individual autonomy on everyday religion in the 1950s -- The ebb and flow of religiousness across the life course -- Individual transformation in religious commitment and meaning -- Spiritual seeking -- The activities, personality, and social attitudes of religious and spiritual individuals in late adulthood -- Spiritual seeking, therapeutic culture, and concern for others -- The buffering role of religion in late adulthood -- American lived religion -- Methodological appendix : measuring religiousness and spiritual seeking in the IHD longitudinal study.

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'In the Course of a Lifetime' provides an unprecedented portrait of the dynamic role religion plays in the everyday experiences of Americans over the course of their lives.

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