Identity development in SDA adolescents and young adults

Title:  Identity development in SDA adolescents and young adults 

Faculty Member(s):  Tevni Grajales, PhD 

Keywords: Identity styles, faith development, spiritual identity

Areas: Religious education, human development, family life

The purpose of this study is to develop a theoretical model to explain how SDA  born people advance from beliefs and values of one’s parent towards self-chosen ideologies as they develop their identity and their faith. Do first generation and third generation SDAs differs in their faith identity and if so, what are the related factors? What are the characteristics that discriminate between the SDA third generation that stay related to the church and those who depart from the church. 

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