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  • M Taylor posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    The Person In Psychology And Christianity by Majorie Gunnoe is a great read for describing how some aspects of well known psychological theories can be integrated into Christianity. While psychological classes (like some I took) being taught in colleges avoids reference to God, this book offers a refreshing perspective from a Christian worldview. Just over 200 pages, a few of the many topics covered include:

    – Good description of humanity’s essence and purpose.

    – Various thoughts on how humans became sinners.

    – What Christians can learn from the various theories.

    What I like about the title:

    – While an academic title, the book is relatively easy to read and understand.

    – Excellent description of the theories and their similarities and differences with Christianity.

    – Very helpful bibliography for further reading.

    – Detailed footnotes.

    Many things to like about this title. The book is appropriate for a college course (for colleges that be open to a Christian perspective on the topic) or personal study. Very good title. I was given a review copy by IVP in exchange for a fair review and appreciate the opportunity.