Introduction Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Don E. Davis,
and Joshua N. Hook Part I: Theory, Definitions,
and Measurement 1. Humility as a Moral Value Jeffrie
G. Murphy 2. Humility from a Philosophical Point of View
Robert C. Roberts and W. Scott Cleveland 3.
Religious Perspectives on Humility Steven L. Porter, Anantanand
Rambachan, Abraham Velez de Cea, Dani Rabinowitz, Stephen
Pardue, and Sherman Jackson 4. Intellectual Humility
Ian M. Church and Justin L. Barrett 5. Political
Humility: A Post-Modern Reconceptualization Everett L.
Worthington, Jr. 6. Cultural Humility David K. Mosher,
Joshua N. Hook, Jennifer E. Farrell, C. Edward Watkins, Jr.,
and Don E. Davis 7. Relational Humility Don E. Davis,
Vanessa Placeres, Elise Choe, Cirleen DeBlaere, David Zeyala,
and Joshua N. Hook 8. A Few Good Measures: Colonel Jessup
and Humility Peter C. Hill, Elizabeth K. Laney, Keith J.
Edwards, David C. Wang, William H. Orme, Annette C.
Chan, and Frank L. Wang Part II: Predictors,
Correlates, and Sequelae of Humility 9. Personality
Predictors and Correlates of Humility Joseph Leman, Megan C.
Haggard, Benjamin Meagher, and Wade C. Rowatt 10. A
Social Psychological Perspective on Humility Daryl R. Van
Tongeren and David G. Myers 11. Relational Predictors
and Correlates of Humility: An Interdependence Analysis Jeffrey
D. Green, Jody L. Davis, Athena H. Cairo, Brandon J. Griffin, Anna
Maria C. Behler, and Rachel C. Garthe 12. The Humble
Mind and Body: A Theoretical Model and Review of Evidence Linking
Humility to Health and Well-Being Loren L. Toussaint and
Jon R. Webb 13. Spiritual and Religious Predictors,
Correlates, and Sequelae of Humility Mark M. Leach and
Adebayo Ajibade Part III: Applications of Humility
to Relationships and Treatment 14. Humility in Career
Development Bryan J. Dik, Jessica Morse, Micah White, and
Adelyn B. Shimizu 15. Humility in Romantic Relationships
Rachel C. Garthe, Chelsea A. Reid, Terri N. Sullivan, and
Brianne Cork 16. Fostering Intellectual Humility in Public
Discourse and University Education C. Nathan DeWall 17.
Organizational Humility and the Better Functioning Business
Non-Profit and Religious Organizations Angela S. Wallace,
Chia-Yen (Chad) Chui, and Bradley P. Owens 18.
Boosting State Humility via Gratitude, Self-Affirmation, and Awe:
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives Appendix A Peter M.
Ruberton, Elliott Kruse, and Sonja Lyubomirsky 19.
Humility Intervention Research: A Qualitative Review Caroline
R. Lavelock, Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Brandon J. Griffin,
Rachel C. Garthe, Don E. Davis, and Joshua N. Hook
20. Humility and Psychotherapist Effectiveness: Humility, the
Therapy Relationship, and Psychotherapy Outcomes Edward B.
Davis and Andrew D. Cuthbert 21. Humility in
Psychotherapy Steven J. Sandage, David R. Rupert, David R.
Paine, Miriam Bronstein, and Christopher G.
O'Rourke 22. Micro-aggressions and Cultural Humility in
Psychotherapy Joanna M. Drinane, Jesse Owen, Joshua N. Hook,
Don E. Davis, and Everett L. Worthington, Jr 23. The
Clinical Application of Humility to Moral Injury: An Exemplar of
Positive Military Psychology Brandon J. Griffin, Everett L.
Worthington, Jr., Robert F. Dees, Laurel Shaler, John Benesek,
Treven Pickett, Joshua N. Hook and Don E. Davis
Epilogue Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Don E. Davis, and
Joshua N. Hook Index
Everett L. Worthington, Jr., PhD, is the Commonwealth Professor of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia. He has published over 35 books and 400 articles and scholarly chapters, mostly on forgiveness, marriage, and family topics and religion and spirituality. Don E. Davis, PhD, is assistant professor of counseling and psychological services at Georgia State University. He has published over 130 journal articles and scholarly chapters. His research focuses on humility, forgiveness, and religion/spirituality. Joshua N. Hook, PhD, is assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Texas. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Texas. He has published over 150 journal articles and scholarly chapters. His research focuses on humility, religion/spirituality, and multicultural counseling
"Humility appears to be a modest virtue, so unassuming, so meek, so gentle. But we should not be deceived of its appearance. Neglected for too long by scientists and practitioners, humility is a wellspring of strength and flourishing. Buoyed by modern scientific findings, this volume restores this human strength to a central place among the virtues."-Robert A. Emmons, editor-in-chief, The Journal of Positive Psychology; author, Thanks! and Gratitude Works!
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"This inspired scholarly collection will be indispensable to researchers, therapists, philosophers, religious scholars, theorists, and anyone interested in understanding the science of humility. The chapters in this volume, written by many of the leading researchers from multiple different disciplines, identify and elucidate five critical issues in the study of humility: defining humility, types of humility, measurement of humility, predictors and sequelea of humility, and the development of humility. This volume is an essential resource for anyone interested in the topic of humility."-Dianne M. Tice, professor of psychology, Brigham Young University