Proposed Levels of Christian Spiritual Maturity

Volume
Volume 32
Issue
Winter 2004
Title
Proposed Levels of Christian Spiritual Maturity
Abstract

Consideration is given to the ramifications of Lawrence Kohlberg'€™s theory of moral reasoning for understanding Christian spiritual development. Utilizing Kohlberg'™s insights, four levels toward Christian spiritual maturity are identified: (a) accommodation to God'€™s law, (b) respect for and obedience to God'€™s law, (c) principle-centered commitment to a Christian worldview, and (d) Kingdom-centered commitment to God'€™s glory. The discussion intends to challenge churches to foster an environment whereby people are more likely to reach a Postconventional level of spiritual maturity.

Author
Dr. T.S. Gibson
Pages
295 - 304
Price
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