Coming to peace with psychology : what Christians can learn from psychological science by Everett L. Worthington Jr.Material type: BookPublisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, c2010Description: 304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780830838820.Local Number: 21475Subject(s): Psychology -- Religious aspects | Psychology, Religious | Christianity -- PsychologyDDC classification: 256.515 WOR
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -295) and indexes.
The relationship of psychological science to theology. Interesting things about people ; A tale of two cities ; What information can I trust? ; Why you might not believe what you don't already believe ; The methods of disciplines ; A relational model ; Understanding the relational partners ; Dealing with some challenges -- What psychological science has to offer theology. Psychological science provides a new tool ; Psychological science is limited ; Psychological science strengthens theological claims ; Psychological science adds new ideas to theology ; Psychological science addresses theologically hot social controversies ; Psychological science helps us understand virtuous living ; Psychological science helps us live more virtuously ; Can psychological science help us know God better?.