Individual Prayer Behavior in Times of Personal Distress:Typological Development and Empirical Examination with a College Student Sample
Prayer;Therapeutic Use;Spiritual Healing
The Religious Communication Association
Journal of Communication and Religion
Despite its ubiquity and religious importance, individual prayer in times of personal distress has not received much research attention. The current study presents a conceptual analysis and typology of individual prayer behavior in times of distress, and examines the influence of denomination, religiosity, and perceptions of God on these types of prayer.