Journal of Psychology and Theology

An academic journal promoting the integration of psychology and theology, where theology sets the boundaries for drawing conclusions. Its purpose is to present articles that have a biblical perspective on the nature of humankind.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall

Books Received
The following books have been received from publishers and are under consideration for review in the Journal of Psychology and Theology. Listing of a volume does not necessarily imply that it will be reviewed. Readers with appropriate academic and...
Human Sexuality in a Sexually Polymorphous World, Part II
As noted in the introduction to Part I, we live in a world that manifests a complex and often confusing array of values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding human sexuality, particularly in the midst of the current context of postmodern...
Journal File
This section of the Journal attempts to keep readers informed of current resources of an integrative nature or those related to the general field of the psychology of religion appearing in other professional journals. A wide range of psychological...
Paraprofessional Christian Ministries for Sexual Behavior and Same-Sex Identity Concerns
Paraprofessional Christian ministries for sexual behavior and same-sex identity concerns have grown significantly in recent years. Some ministries are affiliated with organizations that have specific standards for affiliation; others are independent....
Profound Sexual and Spiritual Encounters among Practicing Christians: A Phenomenological Analysis
Existential-phenomenological methodology explored the meaning and experience of profound sexual and spiritual encounters described by five men and five women who were practicing Christians. Through qualitative analysis of these mysterious experiences,...
Promoting 20/20 Vision: A Q & A Ministry to Undergraduates
A recent sermon entitled "The Blessings of 20/20 Spiritual Vision" began with the minister (Adams, 2002) sharing the fact that the most popular and widely sought surgical intervention today is laser eye surgery which is observed to be safe, relatively...
Single and Sexual: The Church's Neglected Dilemma
The topic of single sexuality is one that can be broached from many different viewpoints--psychological, spiritual, emotional, physical, biological, or relational. Thus, the scope of this topic lends itself to various interpretations and points...
To Love and Be Loved: Sexuality and People with Physical Disabilities
People with physical disabilities are stereotyped as asexual, as lacking the same sexual and relationship needs and desires as nondisabled people. Yet people with disabilities are human beings, created in the image of God, and thus are sexual beings...