Investigates the explanatory style of religious groups representing fundamentalist, moderate and liberal views. Reason for the optimism of fundamentalist individuals; Causes of the optimism differences among fundamentalists, moderates and liberals; Impact of religious hope on individuals.
Iyengar, Sheena, and Martin Seligman. "Optimism and Fundamentalism." Psychological Science 4, no. 4 (July 1993): 256-59.
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