Christian Perspectives on Human Development

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Baker Book House, 1992 - Religion - 274 pages
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Psychologists speculate how midlife change affects an individual. This book seeks a Christian horizon for "life cyle theories". Contributors represent professional and theological diversity, but all pursue a spiritual dimension that counselors can apply to help people.

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Introduction to the Series
Developmental Theory and Faith
Adulthood and the Development of Lived Religion

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Abraham Maslow abstract thinking accept Aden adolescence adult adulthood age thirty transition Alcoholics Anonymous Alfred Adler anaclitic anfechtung Ann Hibbens anonymous Christianity anonymous faith atheist auton autonomy Bainton baptism basic become behavior believe Bible cerned child childhood Christ Christian church cognitive bias cognitive development collective unconscious concepts Corinthians cosmic consciousness courage crisis cure of souls cycle David G dependency needs dependent development of religion developmental psychology developmental theory Dietrich Bonhoeffer dynamics Edwards Edwards's ego integrity epigenetic Erik Erikson Erikson evangelical excommunication exis existential experience faith development focus Fowler Gail Sheehy gion God's gospel grace growth in faith guilt Half-Way Covenant Henri Nouwen himself historical Jesus However human human sexuality ical iden identity identity crisis idolatry individual inner integrity interpersonal interpersonal relationships Jean Piaget Jesus Jonathan Edwards Karl Rahner late adulthood Lawrence Kohlberg lived religion lives Luther maladaptive marriage matura meaning menopause mid-life mid-life crisis middle adulthood ministry Narcissistic neo-orthodoxy Northampton numinous one's oneself ourselves parents passive pastor person personal identity perspective positive thinking psycho psychological psychology of religion psychosocial psychotherapy Puritan Rahner rather relation relationship religion religious maturity religious ritual response rience ritual elements role Satan Scripture self self-actualization self-development self-doubt sense shame Sigmund Freud Solomon Stoddard spiritual stage structuralist structure struggle superego theologians theological thinking Tillich tion Torah transition trust tural twelve-step programs ultimate understanding vidual Viktor E

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