Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity 4-Mat Review

1254 WordsJun 25, 20186 Pages
Summary In the book Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity by David Entwistle compares and contrasts the secular view of Psychology and the biblical view of Psychology. Entwistle delves into the question is psychology and Christianity mutually compatibility. The Integrative Approaches, Entwistle communicates to us there is two human behavior perspectives which relate to each other. According to Entwistle (2010), In order to intertwine psychology and Christianity it is required to define the contours of each subject. (Pg 246) “Entwistle uses fives models to explain the relation between the study of psychology and the unclearly defined term of Christianity in Psychology. Entwisle use the monikers enemies, spies,…show more content…
God allowed what I thought was horrible to happen to me, to prune me. He wanted me like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season. (Psalm 1) If we want to grow, we need to accept God’s will in our lives. If we try to fix them ourselves or question him, we will struggle like a tree with swallow roots. My son and mom are in blessed health, I have become the hidden women spoke of in 1ST Peter 3:3-4 and I now call my husband Jonah. GOD IS AWESOME! Reflection I found the book to be a wealth of knowledge. The chapter titles were catchy and I was able to put visual images with some of things which were discussed in the book. In Chapter 2 Allies and Enemies, I automatically saw boys against girls; each group thinks they are better. However we are interchangeable. The second aspect of the book, I enjoyed was the higher orrder thinking questions at the end of each chapter. Some questions, I would take to God during prayer and ask for understanding of them. I prayed for scriptural undergirding. I also like the pre-reading, during reading and after reading questions in the Appendix section. I would have incorporated them in the chapters. My first concern while reading Integrative Approaches was, it was overwhelming at times. There were a few chapters which were very long. I had to take notes instead of highlighting. This
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