Psychology

A Christian psychology, pedagogy, and anthropology

"In 1893 Lemkes writes a letter to Abraham Kuyper, requesting that Dr. Kuyper take up the challenge of writing a study of Christian psychology, particularly with the purpose of articulating a Christian anthropology (or doctrine of the human person) as it relates to questions of pedagogy, or educational method and philosophy." - Acton

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“...what role do personality typing systems play within the church, and should church leaders pay attention to them?”

"Facts & Trends interviewed Anne Bogel, author of Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything to learn how church leaders can use these topics and tools to better connect with, serve and love others." - Facts & Trends

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It’s Norman Vincent Peale’s America

"When Oprah Winfrey touts the message of the bestselling book and video series 'The Secret' — with its core message, 'thoughts become things' — she is echoing Peale. When Donald Trump denies facts and prefers bluster, he is echoing the man who called Trump 'his greatest student of all time.'" - RNS

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Peterson almost seemed to be saying: “I want to be well.”

"During a remarkable convocation service at Liberty University on March 29, psychologist and best-selling author Jordan Peterson unexpectedly encountered the desperation of someone who wanted to change his life, but who seemed lost to know how to begin." -World

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The cure for masculinity isn’t less, but more

"The APA introduces its new guidelines this way: 'Thirteen years in the making, they draw on more than 40 years of research showing that traditional masculinity is psychologically harmful and that socializing boys to suppress their emotions causes damage that echoes both inwardly and outwardly.'” - W. Examiner

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Why has the Enneagram become so popular among Christians?

"In addition to the books from Christian presses, there are now church groups to discuss the Enneagram in many Protestant congregations: Episcopal, Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches have joined Roman Catholic parishes in holding retreats and workshops on the Enneagram." RNS

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