Hasan, Syed Akif and Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz and Osman, Ms. Amber (2011): Various stages of faith in human psychology. Forthcoming in: European Journal of Social Science
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The Faith is the belief which comes from inside of a human or it is the inner state of strength which is similar to confidence while provoking a human to trust within a secular/ non secular context. The purpose of this article is to identify parallels of various stages of faith particularly as suggested by Fowler, from the person who is filled with fantasies first then has the moral rules and attitude, who moves on thereafter towards experiencing the world beyond the family, and then believes on self identity, has prejudices, and finally actualizes the spirit of an inclusive human community.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Various stages of faith in human psychology|
|English Title:||Various stages of Faith in Human Psychology|
|Keywords:||Faith, Stages of Faith, Self-identity, Human Psychology|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B0 - General|
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Imtiaz Subhani|
|Date Deposited:||02. Jan 2012 16:10|
|Last Modified:||18. Sep 2015 08:29|
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