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psychology of Christian conversion.

Ferm, Robert O.

psychology of Christian conversion.

by Ferm, Robert O.

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Published by F. H. Revell Co. in [Westwood, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conversion -- Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR110 .F4 1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6268988M
    LC Control Number59005497
    OCLC/WorldCa1429468

    Book Description. Religious conversion - a shift in membership from one community of faith to another - can take diverse forms in radically different circumstances. As the essays in this volume demonstrate, conversion can be protracted or sudden, voluntary or coerced, small-scale or large. Edward F. Edinger systematized and extended Jung’s interpretation of the Judeo-Christian God, particularly in his book Ego and Archetype. Professor Wallace Clift, an Episcopal priest, explored similarities between Jung’s vision of humanity as “a story of developing consciousness” with Christianity’s doctrine of “the Holy Spirit.

    Academic × (51,) Biblical Studies. Missions Evangelism & Apologetics. Slightly Imperfect. Advanced Search Links. Advanced Search. Homeschool Finder. Student Resources. Pastor Resources. Browse Academic Categories. Biblical Languages. Bible Reference. Biblical Studies. 99¢ Sale - Thru 2/ Add To Wishlist. The Case for Easter. Conversions: Psychological, or Spiritual? Introduction - In , the famous British preacher, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, wrote a critique of Dr. William Sargant’s book, Battle for the critique entitled, CONVERSIONS, Psychological & Spiritual, was reprinted as a pamphlet several times by Inter-Varsity Press of Sargant, a practising psychiatrist, was concerned .

      The conversion motifs in these individuals are unknown. In this study, we applied biographical interviews in converts. There were two dominant patterns: intellectual (%)—intellectual plus experimental motifs (%), and mystical (%)—mystical plus affectional motifs (%).Author: Szabolcs Kéri. This book had its beginning in several conversations with medievalists decrying the lack of a general book on religious conversion in the Middle Ages. There are, of course, numerous narrative sources describing the conversion of specific individuals, such as Augustine of Hippo, and of entire societies, such as Bede History of the English Church.


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Christian Conversion: Biblical and Psychological Perspectives (Rosemead Psychology Series)Author: Cedric B. Johnson, H. Newton Malony. The Psychology of Christian Conversion. Hardcover – January 1, by Robert O.

Ferm (Author)Author: Robert O. Ferm. The psychology of Christian conversion (Book, ) [] Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items psychology of Christian conversion.

book a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. This chapter presents a comprehensive overview of psychological research on religious conversion and spiritual transformation, in which a marked increase has occurred in the past generation. From around to the s, milestones appeared by James, Hall, Freud, and their intellectual offspring; subsequent limitations brought such work to a by: Sociological analysis of conversion was once dominated by the Lofland-Stark model.

However, recent research has moved beyond that model’s mostly micro-level approach. Studies of congregations, ritual, and embodied religion demonstrate the importance of social institutions.

Other paradigms are now available too, such as the religious economies by: 6. Bradley had undergone a religious conversion and, as is his wont, James considers a range of similar cases in the Varieties. They can show a sense of regeneration, or a reception of grace, or a. The modern academic study of the psychology of religious conversion can be tracked back to when a series of lectures was delivered by early psychologist G.

Stanley Hall. In its early stages the psychology of religious conversion mainly addressed Christianity and to this day is dominated by studies of North American Protestant Christianity, although other varieties of religion are addressed in the field of psychology of religion.

Inthe Society for Christian Psychology was founded to promote “the development of a distinctly Christian psychology (including theory, research, and practice) that is based on a Christian understanding of human nature.” The society publishes a journal, Christian Psychology, to promote articles written from a CP perspective.

Approach. Conversion is a tricky subject. It can be a painful topic for those who, like Dan, grew up in a Christian family. They find it hard to define exactly when they were converted.

They hear dramatic stories of God’s work in the lives of others, and their own experience seems a. The Myers Psychology 3rd Edition textbook introduces students to the history of psychology as well as key arenas of behavior and the makeup of the mind. This edition of the Myers AP Psychology book covers memory, intelligence, perception, disorders and more.

Color photos. Psychology depends upon relationships and self-introspection. It is problem oriented. Needs become paramount in one’s life. However, in direct contrast is the biblical admonition to know and love the Lord God, creator of self. Secural humanism is gaining access into Christianity through psychology.

The Conversion Experience in America: A Sourcebook on Religious Conversion Autobiography By James Craig Holte Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview Varieties of Religious Conversion in the Middle Ages By James Muldoon University Press of Florida, Building on the pioneering work of William James, Morton Prince explores the phenomenon of sudden religious conversion.

The Article in Full. The subject of religious conversion is psychologically so complex that it is out of the question to attempt to deal with it as a whole within the limits of a fifteen-minute paper, and so I have selected one phase of the subject; namely.

Christian Spiritual Growth and Developmental Psychology. CHRISTIAN SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. By JOANN WOLSKI CONN and WALTER E. CONN. l~ ARY, BORN INgrew up in a conventional Christian family, quarrelled constantly with her mother, went off to college at seventeen, dropped out, and spent _ five File Size: KB.

Such are the issues that two psychologists with theological training and ministerial ordination draw from social science literature as it relates to religious conversion. Few, if any, of these issues are settled definitively. There is a great need for solid, responsible research, not to prove or disprove, but simply to understand, predict, and, where desirable, by: (shelved 1 time as a-christian-psychology) avg rating — 5, ratings — published This revised edition of a widely appreciated text now presents five models for understanding the relationship between psychology and Christianity.

All the essays and responses have been reworked and updated with some new contributors including the addition of a new perspective, the transformative view from John Coe and Todd Hall (Biola University). Explore our list of Psychology & Self-Improvement - Christian Life Books at Barnes & Noble®.

Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to. Introduction to Psychology from a Christian Perspective Lesson Plans is an inexpensive book that will help those who want to make the class more interactive.

The lesson plans list objectives, and activities, but I suspect the most helpful content will be the internet links to videos connected to the various topics.

In essence, Christian counselors use psychology as a tool, but they do not view it as absolute truth. Psychology is not a competing religion, but a field of study that could actually lead to a deeper understanding of humanity and, therefore, of. Conversion is a doctrine that is often assumed. We assume that most people understand what the Bible teaches about the subject because they have been converted.

But when we read the Scriptures we find that many people who claim the name of Christ aren’t actually converted (cf. Matt. ).Psychology and Spiritual Formation in Dialogue: Moral and Spiritual Change in Christian Perspective IVP Academic / / Trade Paperback $ Retail: $ Save 29% ($).Psychology and Christianity: Five Views has become a standard introductory textbook for students and professors of Christian psychology.

This revision promises to keep it so. Preview this book»4/5(1).