Integrative Approaches Of Psychology And Christianity

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Summary “Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity, An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations and Models of Integration” is a book written by David N. Entwistle that offers insight and awareness to the relationship between psychology and theology. Psychology and theology share a common interest in the nature and purpose of human beings. This book introduces worldview issues and a philosophical source that provides a framework of the relationship between the science of psychology and Christianity. This book increases awareness that the assumptions we all make concerning both psychology and theology can led to misinterpretations and confusion. According to Entwistle (2010), the primary intention of this book is to help readers understand the issues that form integration and how integration can be applied and experienced in individual and corporate life.
Entwistle combines many concepts within the field of psychology and insights from Christian faith to develop a working definition of integration. Integration begins with basic Christian assumptions and faithful worship of God (Entwistle, 2010). Integration includes developing a worldview based on Christianity and an understanding of historical and philosophical foundations of psychology by utilizing different methods and source materials (Entwistle, 2010). Together both psychology and Christian theology can provide a more complete and accurate perspective because both are concerned with
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