By Jacob A. Belzen, Antoon Geels
This quantity positions itself at the leading edge of 2 fields in psychology that take pleasure in quickly expanding recognition: either the examine of human lives and a few middle domain names of such lives as faith and spirituality are excessive at the time table of present study and instructing. Biographies and autobiographies are being approached in new methods and became important to the learn of human lives as an item of study and a hottest approach for acquiring certain facts approximately subjective human reviews. Ever because the starting of the psychology of faith, autobiographies have additionally been mentioned as a. Read more...
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Usually we think of ourselves as being basically able to relate our life story. 1 In history of psychology biographical material has always been of some interest for theory and research in clinical psychology, developmental psychology and personality psychology – as for example in the work of Sigmund Freud, Charlotte Bühler, Erik H. Erikson, Gordon Allport and Henry Murray. In recent years interest in life stories has surged, obviously in connection with fresh impulses from narrative psychology and an increasing interest in research and debates concerning the concepts of “self ” and “identity” (cf.
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Autobiography and the psychological study of religious lives by Jacob A. Belzen, Antoon Geels