Fowler’s Theory of Faith Development
About the Author
Dr. James Fowler wrote book Stages of Faith in 1981, which highlights the developmental process in “human faith”.
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Stages, Levels, Phases, and Components of the Theory
Stages, Levels, Phases, and Components of the Theory: Six Stages of Development
- Stage 1: Intuitive-projective Faith
- Stage 2: Mythic-literal Faith
- Stage 3: Synthetic-conventional Faith
- Stage 4: Individuative-reflective Faith
- Stage 5: Conjunctive Faith
- Stage 6: Universalizing Faith
Application of Theory to Practice
Annotations of Associated Literature
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