Weekend Edition: September 18, 2015
Pastors who lead change well, American heresies, and more on this week's Weekend Edition.
religion” (138). Folk religion is to religion what folk medicine is to the science of medicine and what folk psychology is to the science of psychology. 139. Save
Annoying Christians, Intriguing Messiah
My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase
My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase. Samantha Blythe/ August 12, 2015. My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase. Samantha Blythe/ August 12, 2015.
Has Tony Robbins Preached at My Church?
Turn down the volume on this new documentary and the structure and techniques look a lot like Sunday morning.
times) manipulations. The film is honest about the use of music and mass psychology to sway the seminar members into a more pliable state. On day
What It’s Like to Be Gay at Wheaton College
The evangelical university has received negative press on LGBT matters. My own experience paints a different picture.
After my second piece ran in the Record, I received an email from provost Stanton Jones, the former chair of Wheaton's psychology department, who has written extensively on sexual
Morning Roundup 7/7/15
God and America; B*got; Daily Dose of Greek
earned knowledge. In the European Journal of Social Psychology, Phillippa Lally reports that the average time needed to form a new habit is 66 days. In
Books in Review
A look inside Ernest White's “Christian Life and the Unconscious,” B. B. Warfield’s “Calvin and Augustine,” and other important volumes.
Such writings must reveal true understanding of scriptural doctrine and must indicate competence and insight into scientific psychology and psychiatry.
What It Means to Burn Down a Black Church
Exploring the relentless tradition of arson in the US.
to that collective trauma, racial violence against black Americans can also trigger intergenerational trauma, said Alex L. Pieterse, an associate professor of race psychology at the
3 Reasons Why I Hate Diversity
Christena Cleveland shares some of the hesitations all of us have to face when we welcome diversity.
 For a classic take on this idea: Heider, F. (1958). The psychology of interpersonal relations. New York: Wiley. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 99-105.
A Unified Church Is Gospel Witness
In a society rife with racial conflict, US evangelicals are in a unique position to build cross-cultural bridges.
us. One social psychology study asked white students to listen to a black student describe how he experienced challenges adjusting to college life. The
Readers respond to the January/February issue via letters, tweets, and blogs.
For decades, graduate schools of psychology have taught the integration of faith and psychology. Churches have developed wonderful support programs that combine the two.
Morning Roundup 9/16/14
Leading Alongside Men; Seminary and Mental Health; Jerry Jones
the skills they need to counsel church members who may deal with mental health crises or psychological distress, according to a study by a Baylor University psychology professor.