Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation, and Change / Edition 1 by William R. Miller | 9781591471615 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation, and Change / Edition 1

Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation, and Change / Edition 1

by William R. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591471613

ISBN-13: 9781591471615

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Discusses how the dominant models within psychology compare and contrast with a Judeo-Christian view of the individual, and asks how psychological research and practice might differ if informed by this perspective.

Overview

Discusses how the dominant models within psychology compare and contrast with a Judeo-Christian view of the individual, and asks how psychological research and practice might differ if informed by this perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591471615
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
329
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.26(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsix
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introduction3
I.Foundations and Context9
Chapter 1.What Is Human Nature? Reflections From Judeo-Christian Perspectives11
Chapter 2.Psychology's Roots: A Brief History of the Influence of Judeo-Christian Perspectives31
II.The Nature of the Human Person55
Chapter 3.Self and Volition57
Chapter 4.The Relational Self: Psychological and Theological Perspectives73
Chapter 5.Story and Narrative95
III.Motivation, Virtues, and Values113
Chapter 6.The Role of Sexuality in Personhood: An Integrative Exploration115
Chapter 7.The Meaning That Religion Offers and the Motivation That May Result133
Chapter 8.Virtues, Vices, and Character Education145
IV.Transformation, Change, and Development165
Chapter 9.Transformational Change167
Chapter 10.Emerging Models of Spiritual Development: A Foundation for Mature, Moral, and Health-Promoting Behavior185
Chapter 11.The Effects of Religious Practices: A Focus on Health205
Chapter 12.Intergenerational Transmission of Religiousness and Spirituality227
Chapter 13.Spiritual Struggle: A Phenomenon of Interest to Psychology and Religion245
V.Reflections269
Chapter 14.Implications of Judeo-Christian Views of Human Nature, Motivation, and Change for the Science and Practice of Psychology271
Chapter 15.Psychology as the Science of Human Nature: Reflections and Research Directions291
Author Index309
Subject Index319
About the Editors329

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