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How ordinary cognition informs petitionary prayer

Abstract:

Four studies (two experiments, and journaling study, and a questionnaire) conducted with American Protestant college students explored intuitions concerning petitionary prayer. Since Protestant theology offers little teaching on through which modes of causation God is most likely to act, it was hypothesized that intuitive causal cognition would be used to generate inferences regarding this aspect of petitionary prayer. Participants in these studies favored asking God to act via psychological ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1163/156853701753254404

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Institution:
University of Michigan
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Brill Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Cognition and Culture Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
3
Pages:
259-269
Publication date:
2001-01-01
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EISSN:
1568-5373
ISSN:
1567-7095
URN:
uuid:db9bb1fe-fdbc-4578-bdae-000b6a279d89
Local pid:
ora:3102
Language:
English
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