Religion as a Meaning System
March 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
Religion as a Meaning System: Implications for the New Millennium 641- Israela Silberman.
RELIGION AS A MEANING SYSTEM IN PEOPLE’S LIFE.
The Sacred and the Search for Significance: Religion as a Unique Process 665- Kenneth I. Pargament, Gina M. Magyar-Russell, and Nichole A. Murray-Swank.
Religion and Conflict in Marital and Parent-Child Relationships 689- Annette Mahoney.
Religion as a Meaning-Making Framework in Coping with Life Stress 707- Crystal L. Park.
Striving for the Sacred: Personal Goals, Life Meaning, and Religion 731- Robert A. Emmons.
Religion and Value Systems 747- Sonia Roccas.
Religion and World Change: Violence and Terrorism versus Peace 761- Israela Silberman, E. Tory Higgins, and Carol S. Dweck.
RELIGION AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS—VISION VERSUS ACTUALITY.
Psychometric and Rationalization Accounts of the Religion-Forgiveness Discrepancy 785- Jo-Ann Tsang, Michael E. McCullough, and William T. Hoyt.
Religion, Meaning, and Prejudice 807- Bruce Hunsberger and Lynne M. Jackson.
The Three Monotheistic World Religions and International Human Rights 827- J. Paul Martin.
Religion as a Meaning System: Policy Implications for the New Millennium 847- Kenneth I. Maton, Daniel Dodgen, Mariano R. Sto. Domingo, and David B. Larson
- Explores the impact of religion from a social science point of view by presenting the meaning system approach to the contemporary practice of religion, within social psychology and related fields.
- Demonstrates the interdisciplinary, multi-method research being conducted within this framework.
- Throws new light on the impact that religion has on individuals in terms of their beliefs, goals, emotions, and behaviours.
- Examines the influence of religion on interpersonal and intergroup relationships, both nationally and internationally.