By Jacob A. Belzen, Antoon Geels
This quantity positions itself at the leading edge of 2 fields in psychology that get pleasure from swiftly expanding recognition: either the examine of human lives and a few center domain names of such lives as faith and spirituality are excessive at the time table of present learn and instructing. Biographies and autobiographies are being approached in new methods and became crucial to the examine of human lives as an item of study and a well-liked process for acquiring detailed info approximately subjective human reviews. Ever because the starting of the psychology of faith, autobiographies have additionally been mentioned as a tremendous resource of data approximately psychic procedures thinking about religiosity. during this quantity, a few prime theoreticians and researchers from Europe and the united states attempt to convey them again to this box by way of drawing on new insights and most recent advancements in mental conception.
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The authors also distinguish four types of coherence which are linked to autobiographical reasoning and in which adults organize their views of life. Although the authors are interested only in the formal aspects of different types of coherence used to form a basic life narrative, the type of implicit or explicit thematic coherence includes meaning units that could be labelled as ideas of life or elements of a philosophy of life. But Habermas and Bluck (2000) are not dealing explicitly with these content elements.
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