4-MAT Review: Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity Tiffany Carthins Liberty University Entwistle, David R. (2010). Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity. Wipf and Stock Publication. Summary In the book Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity, David Entwistle discusses integrating Christianity and psychology, while also providing perspectives from worldview issues. Entwistle (2010), discusses how worldviews shape how individuals view their lives and that includes how they view theology and psychology.
While reading this article it became clear to me that I definitely want to continue with my dream of being a Psychologist and will like to learn more about these techniques in order to use them in my practice. As a Christian, it is important on both ends (client and therapist) to have the option to use prayer and scripture as tools for healing. Due to the want to incorporate the two, I will need to delve deeper into my study of God’s word and look into many of the sources cited in the article. While I was looking at the different titles of Journal articles we could choose from, this one caught my eye immediately. I have always been interested in what it meant to be a Christian Therapist and what it would mean to be a Christian and a Therapist at the same time.
King describes the church as the possible “true ekklesia” meaning that the church could be a major factor in the human rights movement if it participated and it could even be a key factor in promoting equal rights. 3. In his letter, King puts more emphasis on religion in his essay because he feels that people will connect to good will better through religion than through patriotism. King makes multiple allusions to the Bible, oftentimes using the ethos and pathos appeals. 4.
Code of Ethics Comparison Kristen M. Ulin Liberty University Abstract No indents 150-250 words This paper compares the Code of Ethics for the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Counseling Association. Both codes were established to guide Professional Counselors in their day to day practice in making ethical decisions. Research indicated the two codes were similar in many ways, but also contrasting in their foundation which outlaid the entire code. The AACC was built on biblical principles, where as the ACA was built on culture and client diversity. Keywords: go here Code of Ethics Comparison Ethics guide the decision-making process of an individual.
This book is centered on the truth of Christ and deliberately focuses the counselor maintaining their Christian belief as they implement their counseling methods. This demonstrates how the clinician can respect the client while using Christian values in therapies to help the client to understand their pain and make emotional changes in their thinking patterns. This book is an excellent resource for those planning a career in counseling. It focuses not only on the integration of Theology, Spirituality and Psychology into Christian counseling but also focuses on how life situations can foster brokenness and how brokenness can be beneficial to the client. This book also teaches how the counselor should apply his Christian faith in and out of therapy sessions.
Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: 4-MAT Review Summary This paper will review Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integration by David Entwistle. The book introduces the foundation for integration by exploring the historical tension that existed between faith and science. Historically, these two realms have viewed as enemies with tensions growing stronger since the Enlightenment. Throughout history the disciplines of psychology and theology have often been used in tandem to aid society, cure individuals, and advance knowledge to improve delivery of services. When looking at integration of psychology and theology,
Argument for Integration Integrative Approaches To Psychology And Christianity 4-MAT Review Krishunna Pearson Liberty University Online Summary Our text Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity by David N. Entwistle (2010) introduces an idea that psychology and Christianity are at odds with each another. The reader is challenged to compare and contrast the notion of theology and psychology existing together. Within the pages of the text, the reader is presented with different foundations for them both. One focuses on faith while the other focuses on truth. It is here that Entwistle makes a statement that sets the tone for the rest of the book “The interaction of psychology and theology is virtually inevitable due to
RUNNING HEAD: MCMINN 1 McMinn Review By Tracie Ottman Liberty University RUNNING HEAD: MCMINN 2 Summary Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling, by Mark R. McMinn, Ph.D. Tyndale House Publishers, published in 2011. The premise of this book is to look at the intricate combining 3 very important components in Christian counseling; prayer, scripture and psychology. As we have learned through our reading, the incorporating of these components have been controversial, but McMinn does a wonderful job of bringing them together in a way that is respectful of the Bible, and keeping it balanced with psychology. McMinn’s book goes into explaining how and when
Differing worldviews will ask and answer variations of these questions. As Christians we take the questions further and seek to know and understand the God that created us and how He reveals Himself to us as well as what He has revealed about Himself. Revelation is the Christian notion that “God chooses to be known” (McGrath, 2011, p. 152), it is the “unveiling or uncovering of who God is, who we are as human beings, and how God interacts with and in our world” (Lecture 2, GCU). This
Another noteworthy individual is Albert Einstein who was a great physicist but viciously attacked for his beliefs and even had his life threatened for believing in God. On a professional level, he was ridiculed in published articles and attacked in public speeches. 4 One famous quote of Albert Einstein is, “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” While this paper is not focused on the history of each topic, it is significant to show how Christians were treated by the secular world. I believe the Christian response to Physics should follow suit to those great Christian predecessors in that the secular world cannot take away your achievements, knowledge or dignity for standing firm in the beliefs in which you base