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Modern Psychotherapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal
     

Modern Psychotherapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal

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by Stanton L. Jones
 

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The wide variety of psychotherapies that psychologists and students of psychology face can make for a confusing picture. The level of complexity is multiplied for Christians since they must ask how a particular psychotherapy fits (or doesn’t fit) with a Christian understanding of persons and their suffering. In this expanded and thoroughly update edition, Stanton

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The wide variety of psychotherapies that psychologists and students of psychology face can make for a confusing picture. The level of complexity is multiplied for Christians since they must ask how a particular psychotherapy fits (or doesn’t fit) with a Christian understanding of persons and their suffering. In this expanded and thoroughly update edition, Stanton Jones and Richard Butman continue to offer a careful analysis and penetrating critiques of the myriad of psychotherapies now current in the field of psychology including:

Editorial Reviews

Everett L. Worthington Jr.
"The thinking is keen, the writing is clear, and the communication is superb. This is a work that truly integrates psychology and theology."
Calvin Theological Journal
"For any Christian student considering a career as a counselor, this book should be high on the list of required reading. For any teacher of a course related to counseling or therapy, this text should be a strong candidate."
Journal of Psychology and Christianity
"[Modern Psychotherapies] has an important place in courses on integration and psychotherapy."
Incorporated Perspectives
"Jones and Butman demonstrate a respect for contemporary nonreligious scholarship on personality and therapy. . . . The book's bibliography and careful integration of [both Christian and non-Christian theorists] make it a valuable introduction for students of psychology-theology integration."
Keri L. Barnett
"Jones and Butman have offered a significant contribution to the Christian integration movement."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830864751
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
01/05/2013
Series:
Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
669,220
File size:
1 MB

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Everett L. Worthington Jr.
"The thinking is keen, the writing is clear, and the communication is superb. This is a work that truly integrates psychology and theology."
Everett L. Worthington Jr., Professor of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Meet the Author

Encyclopedia of Psychology, jointly published in 2000 by the American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press. His article in the March 1994 American Psychologist, titled "A Constructive Relationship for Religion with the Science and Profession of Psychology: Perhaps the Best Model Yet," was a call for greater respect for and cooperation with religion by secular psychologists. Jones has also written, with his wife, Brenna, a five-book series on sex education in the Christian family called God's Design for Sex. He is also the coauthor of Modern Psychotherapies (with Richard E. Butman) and Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate (with Mark A. Yarhouse) and editor of Psychology and Christianity: Four Views. He has published many other professional and popular articles and chapters.
The Baker Encyclopedia of Psychology (Baker), Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling (Abingdon) and Christian Counseling Ethics (IVP). He has also published articles in many professional journals, including Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Christian Counseling Today Journal of Behavioral Counseling.

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