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This book utilizes the contributions of science in an uncompromisingly biblical framework. A powerful resource to help you understand the complex problems of people and address them with wisdom of God's Word and the power of his Spirit.
Provide Christian mental health professionals with a theoretically and empirically sound basis for working with children, adolescents and families. Christianity and Developmental Psychopathology makes an important contribution to a conversation that is still in its infancy.
This book presents a fresh integration of Christian thought and psychoanalytic theory. The immanent processes identified by psychoanalysis need not compete with Christian theology but can instead be the very means by which God is involved in human existence.
New reference guide equips counselors, pastors and church leaders, and caregivers for effective ministry of soul care.Competent Christian Counseling, is destined to be regarded for years to come as the authoritative, trustworthy resource for Christian counseling.
This is the first comparative study of the self and no-self in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity. In spite of doctrinal differences within these three belief systems, they agree that human beings are in a predicament from which they need to be liberated.
Tan provides a substantial introduction, assessing the approach's effectiveness and the latest research findings or empirical evidence for it. He critiques the approach from a Christian perspective. Includes hypothetical transcripts of interventions to help readers get a better sense of clinical work involved.
Flourishing in Faith: Theology Encountering Positive Psychology explores the fascinating dialogue between two scholarly traditions concerned with personal wellbeing, Christian theology and Positive Psychology, primarily from the perspective of theology.
Offers a balanced study of implications of scientific developments in psychology and neuroscience for traditional Christian beliefs. Jeeves' insightful analysis of recent findings in psychology relate to Christian beliefs about people expands the global science religion dialogue.
Discusses four key aspects of human person by exploring the relationship between origin and destiny, substance and identity, function and behavior, and relationships and community. The authors argue an integrated approach of theology and psychology not only enhances our understanding of what it means to be human, but is also key to that understanding.
Authors share their developmental issues, the sense of calling and the early career insights that shaped their paths. Recount the importance that significant relationships had on their understanding of Christian integration. Contributors openly share struggles, doubts, and stresses to encourage others with similar issues.
Designed to help readers become aware of presuppositional backdrops that brings to these issues, and understand various approaches for relating psychology and Christianity as presuppositional assumptions.
McMinn and Campbell present an integrative model of psychotherapy grounded in Christian biblical and theological teaching and a critical and constructive engagement with contemporary psychology. Authors provide theoretical analysis and practical guidance for the practitioner.
Is it reasonable to live a religiously oriented life, or is such a life the height of irrationality? Has neuroscience shown that religious experiences are akin to delusions, or might neuroscience actually support the validity of such experiences?
Christians need not choose between "God of the gaps" and a "neurotheology" that bases our understanding of God on the latest scientific theory. Students encountering the brave new world of neuroscience need not view research as a threat to the faith. Jeeves guides us down the way of integration.
Christian psychology model by R. C. Roberts. E. L. Johnson and S. L. Jones provide an introduction to the history of Christians and psychology and what might bind the four views together and how a reader evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses of each.
Eric L. Johnson provides an introduction that describes the history of Christians and psychology, and might unite the five views and how readers might evaluate relative strengths and weaknesses of each view.
This model "represents a spiritual formation and relational approach to psychology for the sake of servicing the spiritual needs of the church." Their goal is to provide a unique model of doing psychology and science in the Spirit.
The Reciprocating Self offers an integrated approach that provides insight helpful to those serving in the helping professions. In-depth discussion of the implications for moral and faith development nurtured in the context of the life of the church.
Sabates shares utilizing research that is well grounded in the empirical and theoretical literature, demonstrating how a distinctively Christian approach can offer fresh ideas and understandings. For those looking to use Christian theological perspective to explore the science of psychology and its connections to the nature of human social interaction.
Shults and Sandage address spiritual transformation through the lenses of psychology and theology. Transforming Spirituality will appeal to readers interested in Christian spirituality. It provides helpful insights for counselors, psychologists, and others who work in the mental health field.
Where the Waters Meet offers the reader a new way of viewing an old subject. So often psychology and counselling therapies have been, and still are, seen as competitors, or even enemies, vying for supremacy as the true religion. This book invites us to take a fresh look at these two fields, each with their own experience and dogma, and view them in a different light.