Psychotherapy and the Spiritual Quest
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About "Psychotherapy and the Spiritual Quest"
This study attempts to identify the religious roots of psychotherapy and surveys the views of spirituality found in a broad range of psychologies such as Jung, Kierkegaard and May. The author reviews the history and understanding of spirituality found in a variety of Christian traditions from the Desert Fathers to Evangelical Spirituality. He attempts therefore to present a model of personality as a psychospiritual unity.;Benner has published The Baker Encyclopedia of Psychology, Psychotherapy in Christian Perspective, Psychology and Religion and Christian Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Meet the Author
David G Benner
David G. Benner (Ph.D., York University)is an internationally known psychologist, author, spiritual guide, and personal transformation coach who has spent thirty-five years integrating psychology and spirituality. He currently serves as emeritus distinguished professor of psychology and spirituality at Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, Georgia, and an associate fellow at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.
He was professor of psychology at Redeemer College (Ontario) and a practicing clinical psychologist. He is the author or editor of twenty books, including the Baker Encyclopedia of Psychology and Counseling and most recently Spirituality and the Awakening Self: The Sacred Journey of Transformation; Soulful Spirituality: Becoming Fully Alive and Deeply Human and Opening to God: Lectio Divina and Life as Prayer
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