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I was thinking of asking a question about what might be known about Christians' emotions regarding God--whether that is a unitary or trinitary version of God. Specifically, I want to know what sorts of emotions Christians feel when they consider their "relationship" with either Jesus, God the Father, or the Holy Spirit. For example, do they feel the same sort of loving personal relationship with the Father "person" of the trinity as they do with the Son person? Do they feel fear when contemplating God the Father? Do they feel no emotions at all but merely think of God propositionally? Obviously, people will vary greatly, but I am looking for insight into "Christian psychology" generally, if there is such an insight to be gained.

Surely a wrong way to ask this, on an SE site, would be: "How do you feel about it...?".

A better question might be to ask for a a definitive source(s) for psychological studies on Christian emotions in their religious life. For example, a survey of peoples' emotions in this regard. For example, asking for a link(s) to a published large-scale survey of American Christians emotions in this regard, along the lines of the Pew U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. That would be an answerable question in the way that SE sites want--but my concern is it may still not be right for this site?

My goal in asking this is to better understand the psychology of Christianity.

Thoughts?

I was thinking of asking a question about what might be known about Christians' emotions regarding God--whether that is a unitary or trinitary version of God. Specifically, I want to know what sorts of emotions Christians feel when they consider their "relationship" with either Jesus, God the Father, or the Holy Spirit. For example, do they feel the same sort of loving personal relationship with the Father "person" of the trinity as they do with the Son person? Do they feel fear when contemplating God the Father? Do they feel no emotions at all but merely think of God propositionally? Obviously, people will vary greatly, but I am looking for insight into "Christian psychology" generally, if there is such an insight to be gained.

Surely a wrong way to ask this, on an SE site, would be: "How do you feel about it...?".

A better question might be to ask for a source for psychological studies on Christian emotions in their religious life. For example, a survey of peoples' emotions in this regard. That would be an answerable question in the way that SE sites want--but my concern is it may still not be right for this site?

My goal in asking this is to better understand the psychology of Christianity.

Thoughts?

I was thinking of asking a question about what might be known about Christians' emotions regarding God--whether that is a unitary or trinitary version of God. Specifically, I want to know what sorts of emotions Christians feel when they consider their "relationship" with either Jesus, God the Father, or the Holy Spirit. For example, do they feel the same sort of loving personal relationship with the Father "person" of the trinity as they do with the Son person? Do they feel fear when contemplating God the Father? Do they feel no emotions at all but merely think of God propositionally? Obviously, people will vary greatly, but I am looking for insight into "Christian psychology" generally, if there is such an insight to be gained.

Surely a wrong way to ask this, on an SE site, would be: "How do you feel about it...?".

A better question might be to ask for a a definitive source(s) for psychological studies on Christian emotions in their religious life. For example, asking for a link(s) to a published large-scale survey of American Christians emotions in this regard, along the lines of the Pew U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. That would be an answerable question in the way that SE sites want--but my concern is it may still not be right for this site?

My goal in asking this is to better understand the psychology of Christianity.

Thoughts?

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Are questions about Christians' psychology/emotions on topic?

I was thinking of asking a question about what might be known about Christians' emotions regarding God--whether that is a unitary or trinitary version of God. Specifically, I want to know what sorts of emotions Christians feel when they consider their "relationship" with either Jesus, God the Father, or the Holy Spirit. For example, do they feel the same sort of loving personal relationship with the Father "person" of the trinity as they do with the Son person? Do they feel fear when contemplating God the Father? Do they feel no emotions at all but merely think of God propositionally? Obviously, people will vary greatly, but I am looking for insight into "Christian psychology" generally, if there is such an insight to be gained.

Surely a wrong way to ask this, on an SE site, would be: "How do you feel about it...?".

A better question might be to ask for a source for psychological studies on Christian emotions in their religious life. For example, a survey of peoples' emotions in this regard. That would be an answerable question in the way that SE sites want--but my concern is it may still not be right for this site?

My goal in asking this is to better understand the psychology of Christianity.

Thoughts?