The Afterlife as an Extension of Lifespan Development
Lifespan development is traditionally divided into a series of chronological stages, beginning in the womb and ending in late adulthood, with dying and death. Each period involves the mastery of certain cognitive-behavioral skills and/or virtues. However, what about after death, if it occurs as many of us believe it does? Do we remain unchanged? Or do we continue to grow and develop as disembodied spirits?