The Cry of the Soul: How Our Emotions Reveal Our Deepest Questions about God

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NavPress Publishing Group, 1994 - Emotions - 270 pages
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Our emotions are much more than just uncomfortable feelings we struggle to control. They are windows into our hearts. They are the cries of our souls. And the authors contend that our dark emotions--the ones we tend to hide--actually can reveal in a very graphic way where we are in our relationship with God.

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Review: The Cry of the Soul: How Our Emotions Reveal Our Deepset Questions about God

User Review  - Corey - Goodreads

Good stuff. This book explores some of our dark emotions like anger, contempt, despair, and shame. And using the Psalms, they show how these emotions reveal the character of God. Better than I ... Read full review

Review: The Cry of the Soul: How Our Emotions Reveal Our Deepset Questions about God

User Review  - Mary Sauer - Goodreads

Dr. Allender uses the Psalms to help Christians understand God's righteous purpose for our emotions. Many of the chapters were difficult for me to work through since they required me to reexamine ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Dr. Dan B. Allender received his MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University.
Dan taught in the Biblical Counseling Department of Grace Theological Seminary for seven years (1983-1989). From 1989-1997 Dan worked as professor in the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling program at Colorado Christian University Denver Colorado. Currently Dan serves as Professor of Counseling Psychology and President at Mars Hill Graduate School ( in Seattle Washington.
He travels and speaks extensively to present his unique perspective on sexual abuse recovery love and forgiveness worship and other related topics. He is the author of The Wounded Heart (NavPress) and has coauthored four books with Dr. Tremper Longman III Intimate Allies (Tyndale) The Cry of the Soul (NavPress) Bold Love (NavPress) and Breaking the Idols of Your Heart (IVP). Dan and his wife Rebecca have three children and live in Seattle Washington.

Tremper Longman III (Ph.D., Yale University) is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He has authored or coauthored more than twenty books, including commentaries on Daniel, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs.

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