• Publications
  • Influence
Attachment and religious representations and behavior
This chapter is divided into five major sections. In the first, we argue that people’s perceived relationships with God meet the defining criteria of attachment relationships reasonably well, and h
Religiousness and perceived childhood attachment: On the question of compensation or correspondence.
Religiousness and Perceived Childhood Attachment : On the Question of Compensation or Correspondence
Religiousness and Perceived Childhood Attachment: Profiling Socialized Correspondence and Emotional Compensation
Religiousness and Perceived Childhood Attachment: : Profiling Socialized Correspondence and Emotional Compensation
Religion as Attachment: Normative Processes and Individual Differences
Findings from the psychology of religion showing that believers’ perceived relationships with God meet the definitional criteria for attachment relationships are reviewed and a more inclusive framework that accommodates concepts such as mindfulness and "nonattachment" from nontheistic religions such as Buddhism and New Age spirituality is proposed.
Attachment and Religiosity in Adolescence: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Evaluations
The study offers the first investigation of cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between attachment and religiosity with adolescent participants. Adolescence is a life period linked to
Examining relations among attachment, religiosity, and new age spirituality using the Adult Attachment Interview.
This study was the first to examine relations between attachment and religion-spirituality in adults using a developmentally validated attachment assessment, the Adult Attachment Interview, and results generally supported the hypotheses.
Religion, spirituality, and attachment.
Handbook overview from publisher: This two-volume handbook presents the most comprehensive coverage of the current state of the psychology of religion and spirituality. It introduces a new integrat
Religiosity, Adult Attachment, and Why "Singles" are More Religious
The purpose of this cross-sectional, questionnaire study was to investigate the links of adult attachment style and relationship status to various indexes of religiosity. The sample consisted of 156
The Correspondence between Attachment to Parents and God: Three Experiments Using Subliminal Separation Cues
The main conclusion supports correspondence between internal working models of parents and God.