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This information is made available in order to facilitate research, mentorship, and teaching opportunities among scholars interested in the psychological study of religion. ALL other uses are prohibited. Name and Title
      Revd Professor Leslie J Francis PhD ScD DD FBPsS
Institutional Affiliation
      Centre for Ministry Studies, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
Mailing Address
      Centre for Ministry Studies
      University of Wales Bangor
      Normal Site
      Bangor
      Gwynedd
      Wales
      UK
      LL57 2PX
Email AddressResearch Interests
    • a) Correlates, antecedents and consequences of individual differences in attitude toward Christianity
    • b) Relationships between personality and religion
    • c) Relationships between social and personal attitudes
    • d) Psychology of clergy
    • e) Psychology of church leaving
Representative Publications
    • Francis, L.J. and Kay, W.K. (1995) Teenage religion and Values, Leominster, Fowler Wright Books.
    • Kay, W.K. and Francis, L.J. (1996) Drift from the Churches: attitude toward Christianity during childhood and adolescence, Cardiff, University of Wales Press.
    • Francis, L.J. (1997) Personality Type and Scripture: exploring Mark's Gospel, London, Mowbray.
    • Richter, P and Francis, L.J. (1998) Gone but Not Forgotten: church leaving and returning, London, Darton, Longman and Todd. NB. Abstracts for all of my research publications since 1996 are presented on the web at: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/rs/ms/minres.html
Research Keywords
      Measurement, social, transpersonal
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      Psychology of religion, empirical theology
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      MTh, MPhil, PhD
Languages Spoken
      English

 

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