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    Listening to Sexual Minorities

    A Study of Faith and Sexual Identity on Christian College Campuses

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Mark A. Yarhouse, Janet B. Dean, Stephen P. Stratton, and Michael Lastoria

    For sexual minority students on Christian college campuses, faith and sexuality can feel in acute tension. Yarhouse, Dean, Stratton, and Lastoria draw on their decades of experience to bring us a longitudinal study into what sexual minorities experience, hope for, and benefit from. Rich with both quantitative and qualitative data, here is an unprecedented opportunity to listen to sexual minorities in their own words.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Grace for the Afflicted

    A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness

    by Matthew S. Stanford

    Why has the church struggled in ministering to those with mental illnesses? As both a church leader and a professor of psychology and behavioral sciences, Matthew S. Stanford has written this thoroughly revised and updated resource to educate Christians about mental illness from both biblical and scientific perspectives.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The God-Shaped Brain

    How Changing Your View of God Transforms Your Life

    by Timothy R. Jennings

    What you believe about God actually changes your brain. Psychiatrist Tim Jennings unveils how our brains and bodies thrive when we have a healthy understanding of who God is. This expanded edition now includes a study guide to help you discover how neuroscience and Scripture come together to bring healing and transformation to our lives.

    Introductory Introductory
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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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    Sin, Pride Self-Acceptance

    The Problem of Identity in Theology Psychology

    by Terry D. Cooper

    What is at the root of the problem of humanity—pride or lack of self-esteem? With theological and psychological insight, Terry D. Cooper demonstrates how the Christian doctrine of a sinful and fallen humanity sheds light on this centuries-long debate.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Adolescent Journey

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Practical Youth Ministry

    by Amy E. Jacober

    Adolescence is a critical time of individuation with confusing cultural influences threatening the development and understanding of our young people. Drawing on the insights of sociology and psychology, Amy Jacober reveals youth ministry to be an act of practical theology, and helps youth pastors find their footing as they guide young people through adolescence.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Biology of Sin

    Grace, Hope and Healing for Those Who Feel Trapped

    by Matthew S. Stanford

    Focusing on adultery, rage, addiction, and homosexuality, neuroscientist Matthew Stanford explores what role biological predispositions play in behavior that the Bible defines as sinful.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Soul of Shame

    Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves

    by Curt Thompson

    Whether we realize it or not, shame affects every aspect of our lives. But God is telling a different story. Curt Thompson unpacks the soul of shame, revealing its ubiquitous nature and neurobiological roots while providing the theological and practical tools necessary to dismantle shame. Embrace healing and wholeness as you find freedom from the negative messages that bind you.

    Introductory Introductory

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