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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
      Prof. Heinz Streib, Ph.D./Emory Univ.
Institutional Affiliation
      Universität Bielefeld
Mailing Address
      Universität Bielefeld
      Research Center for Biographical Studies in Contemporary Religion
      Fakultät für Geschichtswissenschaft, Philosophie und Theologie
      Postfach 10 01 31
      33501 Bielefeld
      Germany

      Phone: +49-5221-981828
      Fax: +49-5221-981829

Email AddressResearch Interests
      Heinz Streib is professor for practical theology / religious education and ecumenical theology at Bielefeld University. He directs the Center for Biographical Studies in Contemporary Religion. Heinz Streib's main interest is theory and research in faith development and religious transformation, presently with special docus on deconversion, deinstitutionalized religion, fundamentalism and new religion. Further research insterests are inter-religious communication in the classroom and narrative approaches in religious education.
Representative Publications
    • (2001). "Faith Development Theory Revisited: The Religious Styles Perspective", in: International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 11 (3): 143-158
    • (2003). "Faith Development Research at Twenty Years", in: Osmer, Richard R. & Schweitzer, Friedrich (Eds.): Developing a Public Faith. New Directions in Practical Theology. Essays in Honor of James. W. Fowler, St. Louis: Chalice Press, 15-42
    • (2003). "Variety and Complexity of Religious Development: Perspectives for the 21st Century", in: Roelofsma, Peter H. M. P., Corveleyn, Jozef M. T. & Van Saane, Joke W. (Eds.): One Hundred Years of Psychology of Religion. Issues and Trends in a Century Long Quest, Amsterdam: Free University Press, 123-138
    • (2004). "Faith Development Research Revisited: Accounting for Diversity in Structure, Content, and Narrativity of Faith", in: International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 15 (2).
Research Keywords
      Developmental, New Religious Movements, social
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      [only in German]
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      BA & MA (Theology only)
      Ph.D. Habilitation
Languages Spoken
      German, English

 

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