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Place Spirituality

Commentary on the Circle of Place Spirituality by Joel Brulin and Pehr Granqvist

Posted on13 Dec 2018
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My attention has been drawn to a recent commentary on my circle of place spirituality (CoPS) model written by Joel Brulin and Pehr Granqvist from Stockholm University, Sweden. While I have not personally met with Pehr, I have had the pleasure of sharing a plenary session with Joel during the 2017 IAPR conference in Hamar, Norway. Granqvist is a well-respected scholar in the attachment-religion field and I always follow his arguments. However, I  personally think...
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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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PPT: The Circle of Place Spirituality

Posted on28 Nov 2016
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Last week i had the opportunity of presenting part of my research in the Netherlands at the Australian Association for the Study of Religion Conference at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. The presentation was a look at place as the product of an emotional attachment to God. Pearson Correlation and Multiple Regression analyses were used to examine the relationship between the place attachment attitudes and attachment to God behaviours of members (n=175) of the African diaspora...
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