The Reciprocating Self: Human Development in Theological Perspective

The Reciprocating Self: Human Development in Theological Perspective

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The Reciprocating Self: Human Development in Theological Perspective

On the basis of a theologically grounded understanding of the nature of persons and the self, Jack O. Balswick, Pamela Ebstyne King and Kevin S. Reimer present a model of human development that ranges across all of life's stages.

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ISBN-13: 9780830827930
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Pages: 334
Sales rank: 1,126,642
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PrefacePart I: Toward an Integrated Model of Human Development
1. The Developmental Dilemma
2. The Reciprocating Self: A Trinitarian Analogy of Being and Becoming
3. Reciprocating Relationships
4. The Reciprocating Self and Developmental Theory
5. The Reciprocating Self and the Relation Development Systems Paradigm: Seeking A Common Ground Based on RelationalityPart II: Lifespan Stages
6. Infancy: The Emergence of the Reciprocating Self
7. Childhood: The Reciprocating Self Goes to School
8. Adolescence: More Reciprocity Than You Think
9. Emerging Adulthood and Young Adulthood: The Solidifying of the Reciprocating Self
10. Middle Adulthood: The Generativity of the Reciprocating Self
11. Late Adulthood: The Senescing of the Reciprocating SelfPart III: Building the Scaffold: Applications for Ministry
12. Special Issues in Human Development: Morality
13. Reciprocating Spirituality
14. Turning Steeples into Scaffolds: The Reciprocating Religious Community
Name Index
Subject Index
About the Authors
About the Artist

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