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Between Jerusalem and Athens

Alvin C Dueck
Between Jerusalem and Athens

Between Jerusalem and Athens

Alvin C Dueck

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"Between Jerusalem and Athens offers a compelling answer to this question. It shows students and practitioners who struggle with this issue how they can authentically integrate faith and practice by considering the central, life-shaping theme of biblical Christian ethics: the Reign of God." "Part 1 proposes that a distinct cultural ethic based on the central theme of the Reign of God be the context for therapy. Part 2 explores how the church can be a community of ethical reflection and healing. Part 3 discusses the therapist's character and a model for developing character that reflects the Reign of God."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

- Publisher Written for students or practicioners who struggle to understand how to authentically integrate faith and practice, the book identifies the central life-shaping theme of biblical Christian ethics--the reign of God. Divided into three parts, this informative guide asks what it means to be a Christian and a therapist, sketching out that perspective's resulting ethic.

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About "Between Jerusalem and Athens"

"Between Jerusalem and Athens offers a compelling answer to this question. It shows students and practitioners who struggle with this issue how they can authentically integrate faith and practice by considering the central, life-shaping theme of biblical Christian ethics: the Reign of God." "Part 1 proposes that a distinct cultural ethic based on the central theme of the Reign of God be the context for therapy. Part 2 explores how the church can be a community of ethical reflection and healing. Part 3 discusses the therapist's character and a model for developing character that reflects the Reign of God."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Written for students or practicioners who struggle to understand how to authentically integrate faith and practice, the book identifies the central life-shaping theme of biblical Christian ethics--the reign of God. Divided into three parts, this informative guide asks what it means to be a Christian and a therapist, sketching out that perspective's resulting ethic.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Alvin C Dueck

Alvin Dueck (Ph.D., Stanford University) is a licensed psychologist and holds the Evelyn and Frank Freed Chair for the Integration of Psychology and Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. His publications include Between Jerusalem and Athens: Ethical Perspectives on Culture, Religion and Psychotherapy. Together with Cameron Lee, he has edited a volume of essays entitled Why Psychology Needs Theology: A Radical-Reformation Perspective and A Peaceable Psychology: Christian Therapy in a World of Many Cultures.

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  • Catalogue Code 89857
  • Product Code 0801020085
  • EAN 9780801020087
  • Pages 40
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jul 1995
  • Dimensions 222 x 146 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.340kg

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