The Relationship of Spirituality to Cognitive and Moral Development and Purpose in Life: An Exploratory Investigation

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Craig S. Cashwell, Professor (Creator)
J. Scott Young, Professor and Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: In this exploratory study of 152 undergraduate students, the relationships among spirituality, cognitive and moral development, and existential sense of meaning were examined. Results suggest that no relationship exists between spirituality and cognitive development, but that spirituality is positively related to both moral development and purpose in life.

Additional Information

Publication
Counseling and Values, 43, 63-69.
Language: English
Date: 1998
Keywords
Spirituality, Life purpose, Development, Existential meaning, College students