Profession religion scientific researcher

Religion scientific researchers study concepts related to religions, beliefs and spirituality. They apply rationality in the pursue of morality and ethics by studying of scripture, religion, discipline, and divine law.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Enterprising

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Knowledge

  • History of theology

    The study of the development and evolution of theology throughout history.

  • Religious studies

    Study of religious behaviour, beliefs, and institutions from a secular point of view and based on methodologies from various fields such as anthropology, sociology, and philosophy.

  • Scientific research methodology

    The theoretical methodology used in scientific research involving doing background research, constructing an hypothesis, testing it, analysing data and concluding the results.

  • Theology

    The study of systematically and rationally understanding, explaining, and criticising religious ideas, concepts, and all things divine.

Skills

  • Perform scientific research

    Gain, correct or improve knowledge about phenomena by using scientific methods and techniques, based on empirical or measurable observations.

  • Interpret religious texts

    Interpret the contents and messages of religious texts in order to develop spiritually and help others in their spiritual development, to apply the appropriate passages and messages during services and ceremonies, or for theological learning.

  • Apply scientific methods

    Apply scientific methods and techniques to investigate phenomena, by acquiring new knowledge or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.

Optional knowledge and skills

provide spiritual counselling work within communities assist families in crisis situations pedagogy do historical research write research proposals train religious professionals develop scientific theories promote religious activities conduct qualitative research develop policies on religion-related matters history ethics perform religious ceremonies write scientific papers conduct religious missions teach religious texts logic prepare religious services philosophy rhetoric apply teaching strategies