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Slika o bogu u religijskom iskustvu
Image Of God In Religious Experience

Author(s): Zorica Kuburić
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Универзитет у Нишу
Keywords: Image of God; Self-concept; Adventist; Adolescents; Family

Summary/Abstract: In this article we present results of an empirical research in the field of religion, on a sample of adolescents and their parents, in comparative groups of protestant, orthodox and ateistic families. In the doctrine of the church, as well as in one's personal religiosity, we can see how one's picture of God (imago Dei), good or severe finds its place in family education and the self-concept of a young person. These two images of God make three states of man: calm and believing; afraid and anxious; ambivalent. The main results of the research showed that the faith in God and in his unconditioned love, are at first learnt in the family, where the child receives the first kind of love, parental love. A child conceives God through the image it has of his parents. A man is an image of his god

  • Issue Year: 1998
  • Issue No: 05
  • Page Range: 485 - 490
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Serbian