Prison culture transformation is possible when certain factors are in place--particularly a faith factor, which is activated and promoted through a robust correctional chaplaincy program with administrative support.
In addition, teaching Christian/psychology integration with stress management may currently be limited to a superficial discussion about the faith factor phenomenon, which delineates the benefit of prayer and religious involvement as management tools (Kark et al.
Influence of the legend very much reflects the faith factor in the constitution of the Maldives, which shows little or no room for any other faith in the garland of 1,192 coral-ringed islands in the Indian Ocean.
The faith factor that science presupposes is multifold and includes faith that similar causes will be followed by similar results, faith in the validity of extrapolation from conceptual models to the "real" world, and faith in the very existence of such a real world.
The very reason many faith-based chemical dependency programs sought exemption from state laws was because of their belief that state oversight hindered the faith factor underpinning their claimed successes.
A forum at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government on "The Faith Factor in Politics" drew a capacity crowd of students and faculty who discussed how this election campaign is debating the role of faith-based organizations in solving some of our most entrenched social problems.