Finding Your «Self» in Psychology, Spirituality and Religion


Writers, researchers and theorists have long searched for models and theories to explain the belief in something beyond the self to something greater (God, creator, higher power). This paper discusses the concepts of religion, spirituality and the self and how these approaches attempt to encompass all spiritual and religious beliefs for all people. Finally, the concept of self construal is discussed and, how this framework in itself, can include all religious and spiritual beliefs for all traditions and, all people.

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Journal rubric: Theoretical-Empirical Studies

For citation: De Cicco T. Finding Your «Self» in Psychology, Spirituality and Religion. Psychology, 2007. Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 46–52. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Teresa De Cicco, Assistant, Trent University, Canada, e-mail:



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