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Everett Worthington, Jr.

Evidence of Spiritual Formation in Virtuous Character

Professor of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University
May 10, 2014

Psychologist Everett Worthington (Virginia Commonwealth University) presents findings from positive psychology on how spiritual formation occurs. His main contention is that spiritual formation is not primarily a conscious, rational imposition of a belief, value and practice structure over our lives. In fact, he suggests, psychology has told us incontrovertibly that most of our behavior is driven by intuitive, fast cognition of which we have little awareness.

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