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Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 57, Issue 5–6, pp 235–242 | Cite as

Personality and Religious Maturity

  • Leslie J. FrancisEmail author
  • Nigel Pocock
Article

Abstract

A sample of 226 students attending seminaries, theological colleges, and bible schools completed Newton Malony’s Religious Status Inventory (as a measure of religious maturity) alongside the short-form Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire. The data demonstrated some ways in which stable toughminded extraverts projected higher levels of religious maturity according to some of Malony’s criteria.

Keywords

Religion Personality Eysenck Religious Status Inventory Maturity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit, Institute of EducationUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK
  2. 2.Vision Training and ResearchLondonUK

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