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understanding

Philosophy archaic the mind, esp the faculty of reason

understanding

see MEANINGFUL UNDERSTANDING AND EXPLANATION, VERSTEHEN.
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Three of these subscales--Belonging, Meaning-making, and Openness to God's authority--were chosen for the present research because they were theoretically relevant to religious socialization, were composed of their apriori intended items, and had acceptable alphas in both the partial and full sample analyses.
Predictors included Belonging, Meaning-making, Openness to God's authority and Worship leading, as well as demographic predictors indicated for specific outcomes in the preliminary analyses.
Because we were reluctant to imply that belonging and meaning-making do not matter to youth, we reran the analyses using stepwise entry instead of simultaneous entry.
Belonging and Meaning-making also picked up two associates in this intentional apportioning of variance among a greater number of variables: Belonging was associated with frequency of prayer and youths' relationship with God.
This is characteristic of the earlier Interpersonal Balance meaning-making stage.
The holding environment has been defined as a combination of support for the current meaning-making stage along with a challenge or contradiction to the meaning making in that stage, in an attempt to encourage development.
However, the constructive-developmental approach to career counseling calls for a specific focus on the meaning making of the client and the application of these interventions in a holding environment that is appropriate to that client's meaning-making stage.
This textbook introduces the theoretical and practical aspects of collaborative writing as a dialogic, meaning-making process.