Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Enhancing Emotional Transparency and Intimacy with God through Soul Care Mentoring among New York Professional Women at Central Presbyterian Church
by King, Yvette, D.Min., Nyack College, Alliance Theological Seminary, 2019, 162; 22620186
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of writing Enhancing Emotional Transparency and Intimacy with God through Soul Care Mentoring among New York Professional Women at Central Presbyterian Church was to examine the effects of the intervention, soul care mentoring, on professional women in small group sessions, with the expectant outcome of enhancing the participants’ intimacy with God and emotional transparency. Twelve female participants connected to Central Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, NY. were recruited for the research study. Quantitative data was gathered by questionnaire - the Spiritual Growth and Intimacy Assessment (SGIA).The SGIA was utilized to compare pre- and post- intervention results as to the degree of participants’ intimacy with God and emotional transparency. Qualitative data was obtained through personal interviews with all participants. The researcher found the intervention “soul care mentoring” to enhance both the participants’ emotional transparency and intimacy with God. The results were statistically significant. The researcher noted surprises and variances from the research study and compared results with current literature.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Chan, Frank, Walborn, Wanda
Commitee: Sanders, Martin P, Walborn, Wanda, Chan, Frank, Warren, Linda
School: Nyack College, Alliance Theological Seminary
Department: Christiian Leadership
School Location: United States -- New York
Source: DAI-A 81/4(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Spirituality
Keywords: Emotional Transparency, Intimacy, Mentoring, Soul Care
Publication Number: 22620186
ISBN: 9781687962829
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