Koc, Bozkurt
March 2009
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2009, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p155
Academic Journal
Among one of the important matters on which Psychology of Religion studies is religious imaginations. Among them, the imaginations of heaven and hell also have an important place in this field. The imaginations of heaven and hell and mental development may be influenced by various social environmental factors, before all by family, and religious beliefs. However, children's imaginations of heaven and hell show certain differences from adult's imaginations in this matter. In this study, the imaginations of heaven and hell of primary school students who constitute suitable samples to determine their imaginations of heaven and hell in both concrete and abstract levels have been tried to identify based on their expressions in this matter.


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