Jesus, Psychology, and Mental Health
Jesus, Psychology, and Mental Health
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“It is manifestly evident that religion is not always led to mental health.” I remember reading this statement from the book, The Psychology of Christian Personality by Ernest Ligon in the early 1960s. I was struck by it, because as a child growing up, I was told just the opposite.

Subsequent empirical evidence has shown that Ligon was… (more)

“It is manifestly evident that religion is not always led to mental health.” I remember reading this statement from the book, The Psychology of Christian Personality by Ernest Ligon in the early 1960s. I was struck by it, because as a child growing up, I was told just the opposite.

Subsequent empirical evidence has shown that Ligon was correct, but why? Religion is supposed to change people. Where was the disconnect? Does religion change people, or maybe do people change religion?

In various ways, this statement has been a source of direction and study for me over my forty plus years in teaching and counseling. This book explores these questions and possible answers in light of mental health and the integration of Psychology and Religion.

 

Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc. (July 06, 2021)

Page count: 134 pages

File size: 0 Bytes

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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