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Psychology Today! interview on Place Resilience with Dr Jamie Aten

Posted on21 Mar 2019
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I was recently interviewed by Dr Jamie Aten for Psychology Today! on my work on the intersection of place and resilience. You can read the interview here. Dr Aten is the Founder & Director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL). Thank you for organizing the interview.

Attachment and Caregiving Faith Development in Australian-based Pentecostals

Posted on05 Dec 2018
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My new study on the Caregiving Faith of African Pentecostals in New South Wales has been published in the Journal for the Academic Study of Religion 30(1): 55-74, the official publication of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion. In this study, I examined the links between attachment patterns and faith development within African Pentecostal communities in New South Wales. Below is the abstract: This article reports on the association between global attachment styles and...
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New Publications on African Diasporas’ Sense of Place Attitudes in Europe and Australia

Posted on20 Sep 2018
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I recently published a series of papers in the Journal of Community Psychology. Although the papers focus on the sense of place attitudes of African diasporas, they have a different scope in relation to the migration-related and socio-demographic determinants of sense of community/belonging (for the European sample) and the quality of life outcomes of place attitudes (for the Australian sample). I have summarised the abstracts for both papers below and provided links to download the...
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Why are educated migrants dissatisfied with their host countries?

Posted on27 Aug 2018
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Our recent study on the sense of place attitudes of African migrants in Dutch society, published in the Journal of Community Psychology, suggests that educated migrants are less attached to their host country. The study reveals the negative relationship between the level of education and attachment to place among migrants of African background, with weak attachment to Dutch society expressed by educated African residents compared to those with a high school education or less educational attainment....
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A Theology of Juxtaposition for Everyday Life

Posted on04 Jun 2018
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My first official publication on the theology of juxtaposition was finally published last week on HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies, Volume 74, No 2, a4630. It was exciting to work on the paper with my long-time friend and brother in Christ, Dr Joe Miller of Southern California Seminary, USA. You can download the full paper online here. The paper basically responds to the spiritual struggles and issues associated with having a relationship experience with God by...
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2018 — The Year of Expansion

Posted on31 Dec 2017
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“Then God blessed them, and God said to them,…multiply; fill the earth…” — Gen. 1:28. After Adam had shown that he was able to produce for himself and was fruitful in the Garden of Eden (cf. Gen. 1), he was instructed to multiply and expand through the virtue of what he has produced (his fruitfulness). Last year, we tilled the earth and put our best effort to work in honor to God and humanity, striving towards...
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Place Attachment in the Bible

Posted on23 Dec 2017
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I am truly honoured to publish a joint-work on the role of place attachment in religion with Fraser Watts in the Journal of Psychology and Theology 45(3): 218-232. Dr Watts is currently the Visiting Professor in Psychology of Religion at the University of Lincoln, and previously served as Reader in Theology and Science at Cambridge University, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology in the University of London, Principal Psychologist at King’s College Hospital, and Senior Scientist at...
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