mental health, religious belief, religious coping, religious involvement, mental health literature
In the recent Tim Burton film Big Fish, Albert Finney's yarn-spinning character comments that wild parrots in the Congo will discuss most anything: politics, fashion, literature … but not religion. “Why not religion?” his son queries. “Because it's rude!” snaps the father, “you never know who you might offend.”
Original Publication Citation
Marks, L. D. (2006). Mental health, religious belief, and “the terrifying question.” Journal of Child and Family Studies, 15, 133-139.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Marks, Loren D., "Mental Health, Religious Belief, and "The Terrifying Question"" (2006). Faculty Publications. 4899.
Journal of Child and Family Studies
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
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