Communication and relational development among young adult Catholics and Protestants

a report on research funded by the Central Community Relations Unit by Owen Hargie

Publisher: School of Psychology and Communication, University of Ulster in Jordanstown

Written in English
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  • Interpersonal communication -- Northern Ireland -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Catholic youth -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Protestant youth -- Northern Ireland.

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  Results from a demographic study in Cape Town reported adolescents' religious affiliations as 34% Protestant, % Catholic, % Muslim, % traditional, 35% other, and % no affiliation. The Usumboma Youth Fund reported that % of youth attended religious services at least once a month, and of those who attended, % attended. Young Adult Ministry of the ELCA offers inspiration, opportunities and resources for young adults. In fact, Gustafson suggests that the major difference between Roman Catholic and Protestant ethics historically "has been the place of Scripture in ethical thought" (p. 29). [12] As there is a tension inherent in the Roman Catholic understanding of the moral life, there is also a tension in Lutheran ethics, but it has a different cause. Method: The current study examined data from an existing sample of 4, female adolescents/young adults and their families. Data analyses examined five demographic, nine R/S, and eight risk-factor variables as predictors of five alcohol milestones: initial drink, first intoxication, regular use, heavy consumption, and alcohol dependence.

Premarital sex was nearly universal among women who married after age 24 and before and common among men who married after age As in national surveys (Eisenberg et al. ), most of these highly religious young adults supported secular sex education. Respondents with the most experience with school sex education were the most. The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery is Henri Nouwen's journal of his seven-month stay in the Abbey of the Genesee in upstate New York. His reflections on daily life with the Trappists are funny, wise, and often profound--resembling Kathleen Norris's The Cloister Walk, but a bit less thematically structured and more down to earth.. Nouwen's goal is simply to/5(82). The Reformation (alternatively named the Protestant Reformation or the European Reformation) was a major movement within Western Christianity in 16th-century Europe that posed a religious and political challenge to the Catholic Church and in particular to papal authority, arising from what was perceived to be errors, abuses, and discrepancies by the Catholic Church. () Second in the trilogy. This book suggests it is best to be read slowly and with a group. The book covers movements that we take as spiritual beings. Two examples from the index are "from opaqueness to transparency" and "from exclusion to inclusion."/5(59).

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Owen Hargie has written: 'Communication and relational development among young adult Catholics and Protestants' -- subject(s): Interpersonal communication, Cross-cultural studies, Catholic youth. The Catholic Church in the United States is composed of ecclesiastical communities in full communion with the Holy See.

With 23% of the United States population as ofthe Catholic Church is the country's second largest religious grouping, after Protestantism, and the country's largest Church or religious denomination. The United States has the fourth largest Catholic population in the Founder: Bishop John Carroll.

While much has been written on national identity in Northern Ireland, the identity preferences of adults and the young have rarely been compared directly.

This paper addresses this omission by examining the relationship between national identity and community relations within both the adult (aged 18 years and above) and the young adult (aged 16 years) population.

Introduction. Despite longstanding stereotypes to the contrary, sexual interest remains alive among older adults. In data from the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP), only one in four 75–year-old men report a complete lack of interest in sex, and only about half of 75–year-old women say the same (Lindau et al.

).In fact, these numbers are not significantly. Most young Protestants and Catholics do not recall having a meaningful friendship with an adult through their church, and more than four out of five never had an adult mentor. This is true of enough young Christians that we must ask ourselves whether our churches and parishes are providing the rich environments that a relationally oriented.

estants and Catholics (11% fewer Protestants, 3% fewer partners across time negatively influences the development of relationship communication more- and less-advantaged young adults.

This paper addresses this omission by examining the relationship between national identity and community relations within both the adult (aged 18 years and above) and the young adult.

Parental warmth is the most significant factor in the successful transmission of religious beliefs to children, according to Dr. Vern L. Bengston, author of Families and Faith: How Religion Is Passed Down Across er, the relationship a father has with his children has more influence on their religiosity than does the mother’s relationship.

As a Catholic bibliophile I’m always hunting for the next must-read book. But with a religious tradition spanning two millennia, thousands Communication and relational development among young adult Catholics and Protestants book saints, and millions of titles, where to begin.

One place I often turn is a list composed by Fr. John McCloskey. He’s an Opus Dei priest and fellow book-lover, and he’s put together Best Catholic Books of All-Time Read More». Book Findings: Among American adults, emerging adults are significantly less religious.

Generally speaking, the importance and practice of religion declines among young adults. No more than 15% of the total emerging adult population, embrace a strong religious faith. 30% tend to customize their faith to fit the rest of their lives. In the last few decades a shortage of marriage partners for women has occurred.

This is due in part to high rates of incarceration among urban Black men in their young adult years. Economic and social trends have therefore created demographic pressure that reduces the number of Black women who marry, especially among the poor.

Mary is the most beautiful model of total submission to the will of God. Catholics do not view Mary as equal to Christ, but rather venerate Mary because of her relationship to Christ. The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains, “Mary’s role in the Church is inseparable from her union with Christ and flows directly from it” (CCC ).

Her book Sex and the Soul Then I ask students who the young adult Catholics talking about dating are, and they can’t think of one person. The intensity of the disempowerment to speak about faith—this is really the difference between Catholics and Protestants.

We talk about how the Catholic Church is the people and not just the. He is the author of numerous books, including the best seller The Catechist’s Toolbox, A Church on the Move, Under the Influence of Jesus, and Called to Be Catholic—a bilingual, foundational supplemental program that helps young people know their faith and grow in their relationship with God.

Adolescents and young adults (AYAs) are at an age in which education, choice of profession, sexuality, starting a family, and other aspects of a meaningful life are at a crossroads.

For this age group, a cancer diagnosis represents an additional challenge in a vulnerable phase of life. This reality is even starker among white Catholics; Latino Catholics bolster the numbers a bit.

Indicators such as these prompted Fordham University to host a two-day conference, “Lost. Somethings and the Church,” which drew a full house in January to consider the troubled relationship between the Catholic Church and young adults.

Many young believers, from different backgrounds and traditions, are staying in the church while embracing a liturgical expression of the faith. And while it is most noticeable among young adults, this trend is true of people of various ages and backgrounds as well, believers who are seeking to recover ancient practices of the Christian faith.

Life Teen is a blog that was created for teenagers and focuses especially with the Eucharist and the goals: The blog is geared at leading the young church to the love and light of Jesus Christ and to completely unveil the sacramental potency in young adults.

Popularity: 94, Facebook fans twitter followers. American Magazine. The study results are explored in-depth in their forthcoming book, “The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults.” The study by Clydesdale and Garces-Foley is based on a national survey of 1, twentysomethings inand in-depth interviews with young adults active in Catholic.

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Similar debates between science and religion have gone on for a long time, and the Catholic Church has worked through those disputes for centuries, according to Franciscan Father Michael D. Guinan, professor of Old Testament, Semitic languages and biblical spirituality at the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif.

how important religion is in one’s life, witness far smaller declines. More than one in four young adults who avoid college reported lower “religious salience” than when interviewed as adolescents, compared with just 19 percent of young adults pursuing a traditional college education.

And then. Dear Colleagues, This Special Edition of Religions will concentrate generally on Christian youth (ages ) and young adult (ages ) ministry and development, but more specifically youth and young adults in the Catholic tradition. Authors will focus their scholarship on a variety of issues that are pertinent to Catholic youth and/or young adult ministry or youth and/or young adult.

On Augthe oldest known book with the printer's name and date, the Mainz Psalter, was printed. Gutenberg's Bible had already been printed around three years earlier (no date on the book). Johann Fust and Peter Schöffer were the publishers credited with the book having sued for the possession of the business which they had financed for Gutenberg.

From the article: "Johannes. Lutherans, Catholics plan joint commemoration of the th anniversary of the Reformation 1/25/ PM CHICAGO (ELCA) – Building on a path toward greater unity, The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Catholic Church will participate in a joint ecumenical commemoration of the th anniversary of the Reformation on Oct.

31, iv Dr. Christian Smith, Young Catholic America – Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church, (New York: Oxford University Press, ), page v Ibid, p. vi United Stated Conference of Catholic Bishops, Sons and Daughters of the Light-A Pastoral Plan for Ministry with Young Adults,pages Not exactly the best decision.

The Book of Revelation is the most misunderstood book in the Bible, it seems. John was exiled and wrote to Christians in code – they would understand. If Nero intercepted the letters, he would not understand.

The Book of Revelation actually explains to the churches, to whom John was writing, about the Holy Mass.

1 day ago  This paper is based on sociological quantitative studies carried out in on a sample of Polish Catholics living in London, Swindon, or Oxford.

Those studies and their findings are limited only to those Catholics who make up the communities around major Polish institutions in the UK, such as Polish parishes, Saturday schools, and community houses. This book was published in the timely year that is the th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation which began when Martin Luther started raising concern with the corruption of the Catholic Church that eventually led to Luther’s recovery of the doctrine of justification by faith alone, among other things/5(47).

This comment came from a student, It reflects what many young adult Catholic women are feeling. The data show that they are leaving the Catholic church in droves - in record numbers. Belfast is a city that will always own a big chunk of my heart. It was the city where I started flying free.

My first proper job, my first apartment, my first experience abroad. Belfast helped shaping me in the adult woman I am today.

So I will jump at the chance of reading a book that is set there. Specially, it that is a young adult book/5(69).Very little is known about the influence of sexual timing on relationship outcomes.

Is it better to test sexual compatibility as early as possible or show sexual restraint so that other areas of the relationship can develop? In this study, we explore this question with a sample of married individuals by examining how soon they became sexually involved as a couple and how this timing is.Believer's baptism (occasionally called credobaptism, from the Latin word credo meaning "I believe") is the Christian practice of baptism as is understood by many evangelical denominations, particularly those that descend from the Anabaptist and English Baptist tradition.

According to their understanding, a person is baptized on the basis of his or her profession of faith in Jesus Christ and.