Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 191–214 | Cite as

Self: A living vibrancy

  • William S. Schmidt


This study offers a construct for self which honors both structural and process realities. In recognizing both fluidity and stability as characteristics of self, both the subjective and objective contributors toward self-construction and self-maintenance are acknowledged. The study concludes by offering an ontological prescription of the fulfillment sought by self.


Cross Cultural Psychology Process Reality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William S. Schmidt
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  1. 1.Pastoral StudiesLoyola UniversityChicago

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