When God Disappoints

  title={When God Disappoints},
  author={Julie J. Exline and Ann Marie Yali and Marci Lobel},
  journal={Journal of Health Psychology},
  pages={365 - 379}
In light of growing empirical interest in the links between forgiveness, religious belief, and well-being, a study was designed to examine the emotional impact of a specific problem with forgiveness: difficulty forgiving God. Difficulty forgiving God was found to predict anxious and depressed mood within a college student sample (N 5 200), and its contribution was independent of difficulties forgiving the self and others. Two psychological factors emerged as central in explaining the link… 

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