CHRISTIAN RELIGION AND WELL-BEING

Esmari Faull

Abstract


Some researchers have defined well-being as being content, happy, healthy and prosperous. It consists of experiencing enjoyment, completeness, and meaning, rather than merely avoiding pain and conflict. To experience personal well-being it is necessary that all aspects of being function in a healthy manner. Research on the relationship between the Christian religion and well-being has concluded that nurturing, non-punitive religion is associated with mental and physical health, and that active participation in church activities that enhances the member’s social support system can be beneficial.

 

doi: 10.7833/111-1-32


Keywords


Well-being; εύδαιμονία; Christian Religion; Happiness; Health

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7833/111-0-32

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