Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity

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Essay #: 068241
Total text length is 8,263 characters (approximately 5.7 pages).

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Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity
Entwistle, D.N. (2010). Integrative approaches to psychology and Christianity : an introduction to worldview issues, philosophical foundations, and models of integration. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books
Abstract
Interactions between psychology and theology are inevitable because they deal with the same issues of healing, brokenness and human behavior. Most of the interactions have occurred in the form of confrontations and dialogues between clinical psychology and Christianity with very little interaction between non-clinical psychology and Christianity. Everyone has a worldview that is limited and prevents reflection. The Christian worldview is organized by the paradigm of creation, fall,...
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.....ological concepts. Both disciplines have to be explored and considered in order to utilize an integrative approach to counseling. On a personal level, I will use framework of discovery, verification and relation as a guide to integrate psychology and theology. I need to be aware of my limitations in the knowledge and understanding of God’s world and can only do so by reading his word. I will spend time more time reading the word of God to make the exploration of scripture during conflicts of Christianity and psychology easier to resolve.
Reference
Entwistle, D.N. (2010). Integrative approaches to psychology and Christianity : an introduction to worldview issues, philosophical foundations, and models of integration. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books