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. 1, Spring

Counseling and Values. (Journal File)
Cashwell, C. S., Young, J. S., Cashwell, T. H., & Belaire, C. (2001). The inclusion of spiritual process in counseling and perceived counselor effectiveness Vol. 45 (1), 145-151 The authors acknowledge there has been increased interest...
Evolutionary Explanation and Consciousness
If there is a received orthodoxy in contemporary philosophy of mind and cognitive science, it is that all features of the mind, including meaning, action, and consciousness, can and perhaps must be naturalized (i.e., accommodated within the framework...
Intelligent Design Psychology and Evolutionary Psychology on Consciousness: Turning Water into Wine
From the titles of some recent evolutionary psychology publications on the mind, one could get the impression that the mystery of consciousness has been solved, but serious questions and doubts persist. Many scientists have deep reservations about...
Journal of Psychology and Christianity. (Journal File)
Cappa, S. A. (2001). "They came bearing gifts": A case study of the manifestation of gift giving in psychotherapy. Cappa provides an interesting case study to emphasize the potentially powerful impact of the appropriate gift giving in the therapeutic...
Languages and Genes: Can They Be Built Up through Random Change and Natural Selection?
He has also set eternity [world without end] in the hearts of men (Ecclesiastes 3:11; New International Version) Can natural selection operating on random arrangements of material building blocks (i.e., subatomic particles, atoms, molecules, and...
Pastoral Psychology. (Journal File)
Burijon, B. N. (2001). Narcissism and grace inherent incompatibility The author posits that effective treatment of those with narcissistic conditions needs to include spiritual factors for a more holistic outcome of spiritual and developmental...
Reading by Design: Evolutionary Psychology and the Neuropsychology of Reading
A large body of evidence exists which points to the existence of a neural substrate dedicated to reading: (a) neuroimaging (and other) studies which have identified neural regions activated in reading by normal Ss; (b) similar studies on individuals...
The Journal of Pastoral Care. (Journal File)
Grossoehme, D. H. (2001). Self-reported value of spiritual issues among adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Vol. 55(2), 139-145. This article begins with the premise that mental health research literature has neglected to include spiritual issues...
The Problem and Potential of Memetics
Memetics, in kinship with evolutionary psychology, has arisen as a relatively new Darwinian approach to understanding language, culture, and the human mind, where memes exist as cultural and mental replicators analogous to genes. In its extreme...