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Christianity as psychology the healing power of the Christian message by Morton T. Kelsey

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Published by Augsburg Pub. House in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Christianity -- Psychology,
  • Spiritual healing

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Edition Notes

StatementMorton Kelsey.
LC ClassificationsBR110 .K375 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2541548M
ISBN 10080662194X
LC Control Number85022864

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Christianity and psychology have some things in common: They both state that our actions are the product of inner processes. But in describing what those processes are and how to change them, Christianity and psychology take the opposite approach. For one thing, the very word “psychology” reveals an anti-god approach. Psychology depends upon relationships and self-introspection. It is problem oriented. Needs become paramount in one’s life. However, in direct contrast is the biblical admonition to know and love the Lord God, creator of self. Secural humanism is gaining access into Christianity through psychology. Hypnotism, recollection, dream therapy. The Myers Psychology 3rd Edition textbook introduces students to the history of psychology as well as key arenas of behavior and the makeup of the mind. This edition of the Myers AP Psychology book covers memory, intelligence, perception, disorders and more. Color photos.   I loved that this book provided 5 different psychology and Christianity integration models by 5 different authors then allowed the Authors to critique each other's views. This was a well rounded description of the different ways psychologists choose to integrate their faith and science together and instead of telling you what to think leaves /5.

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This book provides an introduction to many of the worldview issues and philosophical foundations that frame the relationship of psychology and theology, includes scholarly reflection on the integration literature, and surveys five paradigms of possible relationships between psychology and Christianity. The book is designed to help readers. Psychology and Christianity: Five Views has become a standard introductory textbook for students and professors of Christian psychology. This product is a wonderful and comprehensive book User Review - angellic and contributor to Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics and Psychology & Christianity. His research and speaking is in 4/5(1). Christian psychology is a merger of theology and psychology. It is an aspect of psychology adhering to the religion of Christianity and its teachings of Jesus Christ to explain the human mind and behavior. Christian psychology is a term typically used in reference to Protestant Christian psychotherapists who strive to fully embrace both their religious beliefs and their psychological training. This book discusses five views on the relationship between Psychology and Christianity. The five views, put forward by seven contributors, include: A Levels-of-Explanation View, An Integration View, A Christian Psychology View, A Transformational Psychology View and A Biblical Counseling View.