"Dokąd zmierzam?" - duchowość jako wymiar osobowości
"Where do I aim at?" - Spirituality as dimension of personality

Author(s): Katarzyna Skrzypińska
Subject(s): Psychology
Published by: Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL & Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II
Keywords: personality; spirituality; spiritual intelligence; existential intelligence; life meaning

Summary/Abstract: Searching for and description of personality dimensions is one of fundamental problems in contemporary psychology. Researchers most often pay attention to the importance of the questions about meaning in life because they play an essential role in critical moments in human life, when functioning of personality is disordered. Spirituality is related to looking for the meaning of everyday life events. Up to now it has been studies as an element of religiousness or a transcendent dimension of human experience. However, as many results suggest, spirituality may be a separate dimension of personality, moreover, very important in the process of fulfilling the needs for safety, meaning in life, emotional and cognitive needs, etc. Existential and spiritual intelligence play a major role in when analyzing and resolving problems of meaning and values. Additionally, rational and emotional intelligence is also used in this process.

  • Issue Year: 11/2008
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 39-57
  • Page Count: 35
  • Language: Polish