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Reframing Smith’s Atheist Development Model

Title: Reframing Smith’s Atheist Development Model: Developing Metaphysical Beliefs .
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Name(s): Clay Jr., Allen, author
Cox, Bradley E., author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Conference Paper
Date Issued: 2020-11-09
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: As the most prominent model of atheist identity development, Smith’s model relies on the assumption of atheism emerging from an explicit rejection of Christianity. This revised model presents atheism as more than just the rejection of Christianity, but also the development of a personal belief system independent of a deity.
Identifier: FSU_libsubv1_scholarship_submission_1611254705_d38a1861 (IID)
Keywords: metaphysical belief, fluidity, self-authorship
Preferred Citation: Clay Jr., A,& Cox, B. E. (November, 2020). Reframing Smith’s atheist identity development model: Atheism as a fluid belief system [Paper presentation]. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Conference 2020, New Orleans, Louisiana, Virtual.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_libsubv1_scholarship_submission_1611254705_d38a1861
Host Institution: FSU

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Clay Jr., A., & Cox, B. E. (2020). Reframing Smith’s Atheist Development Model: Developing Metaphysical Beliefs . Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_libsubv1_scholarship_submission_1611254705_d38a1861