A kind of religious coping: A theoretical and empirical analysis of consolation in the lutheran tradition


Abstract
Building on the theoretical research of community psychology and cultural psychology, I focus in this paper on these two questions: What kind of religious coping is practiced by some members of the Lutheran tradition? What does an understanding of the relationship between the tradition and religious coping of these members indicate that may be distinctive or unexpected about their religious coping? I do this by: reviewing the background of my research in community psychology, cultural psychology, and tradition-specific research on religious coping - particularly in the United States; outlining a method for a qualitative study of nine Lutheran co-researchers in the United States who had experienced a significant negative event; reporting some of the results of that study; using the results of the study to discuss the two questions above; concluding with some suggestions for future research of the specific religious traditions in which religious coping phenomena may occur, and of the phenomena of religious coping in specific religious traditions
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2003
DOI 10.1163/157361203x00246
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 43,914
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

God Help Me: Advances in the Psychology of Religion and Coping.Kenneth I. Pargament - 2002 - Archive for the Psychology of Religion 24 (1):48-63.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Associations Among Religious Coping, Daily Hassles, and Resilience.Renae Duncan & Laura McIntire - 2013 - Archive for the Psychology of Religion 35 (1):101-117.
I Just Believe in Me: Narcissism and Religious Coping.Marinus H. F. van Uden & Hessel J. Zondag - 2010 - Archive for the Psychology of Religion 32 (1):69-85.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2013-12-01

Total views
12 ( #649,209 of 2,266,270 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
3 ( #439,992 of 2,266,270 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature