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    Embodied Hope

    A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering

    by Kelly M. Kapic

    Kelly M. Kapic meditates on how our suffering—particularly our physical suffering—relates to the Christian faith. This is not a theodicy or a book of easy answers. It is an invitation to reshape our understanding of suffering into the image of Jesus. What we discover is that in Christ and through his church, God displays his deep love and provision for his people.

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    Understanding Sexual Abuse

    A Guide for Ministry Leaders and Survivors

    by Tim Hein
    Foreword by Debra Hirsch

    What does the path to healing look like for survivors of sexual abuse? And how can ministry leaders, pastors, and counselors best help them as they walk this difficult road? Drawing on both his own experience and his wife's experience as survivors of childhood sexual abuse, Tim Hein presents clinical data and resources as well as practical guidance and empathy—for both ministry leaders and survivors themselves.

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    Christianity and Developmental Psychopathology

    Foundations and Approaches

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    Edited by Kelly Flanagan and Sarah E. Hall

    Since its origin in the early 1980s, developmental psychopathology has become one of the most significant frameworks for child clinical psychology. This volume of essays explores this framework from an integrative Christian viewpoint, combining theory, empirical research and theology to explore a holistic understanding of children's development.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Christianity Psychoanalysis

    A New Conversation

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    Edited by Earl D. Bland and Brad D. Strawn

    The past 30 years has seen a theoretical and clinical renaissance in psychoanalysis, as well as a flourishing of Christian engagement in the fields of psychology and anthropology. This volume of essays stages a new conversation between Christianity and psychoanalysis that opens up new ways of thinking about the rich mosaic of human experience.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Restoring the Shattered Self

    A Christian Counselor's Guide to Complex Trauma

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Heather Davediuk Gingrich

    Heather Davediuk Gingrich applies years of counseling experience to the sensitive task of treating complex traumatic stress disorder (CTSD). Writing for pastors and counselors who have not received training in complex trauma, Gingrich integrates current trauma therapy research with discussions of prayer and spiritual warfare.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Reciprocating Self

    Human Development in Theological Perspective

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Jack O. Balswick, Pamela Ebstyne King, and Kevin S. Reimer

    On the basis of a theologically grounded understanding of the nature of persons and the self, Jack O. Balswick, Pamela Ebstyne King and Kevin S. Reimer present a model of human development that ranges across all of life's stages. This revised second edition engages new research from evolutionary psychology, developmental neuroscience and positive psychology.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Coming to Peace with Psychology

    What Christians Can Learn from Psychological Science

    by Everett L. Worthington Jr.

    Everett L. Worthington believes psychology can contribute to the Christian life, because all of us, psychologists and non-psychologists alike, are human and can benefit from better understanding our fellow humankind. Beyond integrating Christian and psychological truths, his book uncovers new relationships between science and religion, demonstrates psychology's benefits to theology, and helps Christians live a redeemed life that is pleasing to God.

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    Wired for Intimacy

    How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain

    by William M. Struthers

    Neuroscientist and researcher William Struthers explains how pornography affects the male brain and what we can do about it. Exposing false assumptions, casting a vision for a redeemed masculinity and offering insights for both married and single men alike, this book offers hope for freedom from pornography and sanctification in our bodies.

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    Marriage at the Crossroads

    Couples in Conversation About Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision Making and Intimacy

    by Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer, Steven Tracy, and Celestia Tracy

    In this unique book Aída and William Spencer and Steve and Celestia Tracy, two couples from the differing perspectives of egalitarianism and soft complementarianism, share a constructive dialogue about marriage in practice. They cover a variety of topics like marriage discipleship, headship and submission, roles and decision-making, and intimacy in marriage.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    A Model for Marriage

    Covenant, Grace, Empowerment and Intimacy

    by Jack O. Balswick and Judith K. Balswick

    Jack and Judy Balswick offer a vision of marriage that is both profoundly spiritual and thoroughly practical for the twenty-first century.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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