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8 edition of PsychoBible found in the catalog.

PsychoBible

Behavior, Religion and the Holy Book

by Armando Favazza

  • 380 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Pitchstone Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Bibles,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Biblical Studies - Exegesis & Hermeneutics,
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Bible - Hermeneutics,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Bible,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology and religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8579681M
    ISBN 100972887512
    ISBN 109780972887519
    OCLC/WorldCa52942857

    Favazza, who has been in practice for 31 years, often sees those who have more trouble sorting things out. Now, based on what I believe about the roles of pastors, you might conclude that I have a radically different view on how churches should be run. I recommend this book highly to all those interested in understanding the complexities of human behavior. Those given to literal interpretations of scripture will likely find the work offensive and heretical. God has a plan for us.

    He or she may be an engaging, knowledgable, and effective teacher, but not know how to pastor people. Favazza traces the origins of many of our central beliefs and practices. Then, people realized that there was a category, newborn babies, that did not have a chance to be baptized before they died and would go to hell through no fault of their own. Coming at a time of renewed interest in the relationship between religion and psychiatry, it is scholarly and illuminating. There are many religions in the world and each of them have their own justification of existence of the universe and mankind.

    The clever title grabbed me, the notion that a clinical practitioner of psychiatry would take up religion as a topic interested me, and the effort to address a holy book from a new place without judgement or claim sold it to me. Age old questions such as the Bible's comments on alchohol, homosexuality and various other "sins" are given new angles if not completely resolved. This unique and fascinating book is certain to stimulate scholars, benefit laymen, and touch the lives of many people. And when we consider the Great Commission to make disciples of all peoples, we know that pastors are uniquely gifted to disciple believers into living out the Christian life to the fullest by nurturing, protecting, and instructing in their healthy development on a personal level. They are rather supported by doctrines and scriptures. But just before finishing up my internship, I was removed from the program because of my clinical and Christian convictions regarding unwanted same-sex attraction and my involvement in SOCE sexual orientation change effortsdespite my openness about my history in this field all during my admissions process and my career as a student.


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PsychoBible book

In this book, Dr. True, False, and Useful. From the status of women; to the existence of angels; to abortion, celibacy, marriage, homosexuality, feminism, and so much more, Psycho Bible deftly picks apart the stories told in the biblical texts and presents them in terms nonspecialist general readers can directly grasp.

Soon Favazza found himself incorporating religious queries into sessions with patients. God has a plan for us. And when we consider the Great Commission to make disciples of all peoples, we know that pastors are uniquely gifted to disciple believers into living out the Christian life to the fullest by nurturing, protecting, and instructing in their healthy development on a personal level.

These can be mere excuse to cite or blame God for own deeds. In fact, believers of a religion are just finding a friend who they could share any of their problems with hoping that they would listen and help heal pain.

Heck, I know I needed that sort of discipleship in my life! Hard to believe but I got into trouble by allying myself with the vibrant emerging community mental health faculty and even received my MPH degree in community mental health, under the tutelage of Tsung-Yi Lin and Phil Margolis.

A matter-of-fact presentation, especially recommended as a complement to studying the Bible. So where does counseling fall?

About Andrew Rodriguez

But just before finishing up my internship, I was removed from the program because of my clinical and Christian convictions regarding unwanted same-sex attraction and my involvement in SOCE sexual orientation change effortsdespite my openness about my history in this field all during my admissions process and my career as a student.

Humans have always been wondering about the origin of the universe and themselves. You will discover another way to cosmic awareness. Charlottesville, VA: Pitchstone. It was not forthcoming. Did God overlook it? I completed my undergrad internship at Day Seven Ministries, a Christian counseling practice in Lancaster, PA, that specializes in any sexual issue—from abuse to addiction to unwanted same-sex attraction.

Without God, there is no morality. Self-deception in religion distorts the view you see the world. Also, people sacrifice animals to Gods in Gadhimai festival of Nepal for their health and wellbeing which is merely a self-deception.

Realistically, someone can disciple only a limited number of people. Each of them differently define morality and truth, and it is very hard to choose which one to believe as none of them is provided with any kind of supporting evidence.

Now you know.

Armando Favazza

The clever title grabbed me, the notion that a clinical practitioner of psychiatry would take PsychoBible book religion as a topic interested me, and the effort to address a holy book from a new place without judgement or claim sold it to me.

The writing was very casual given the scope and material yet was respectful in regards to beliefs. Louis Post-Dispatch In lively, witty, certain to be controversial chapters, Favazza delineates contradictory messages about current issues in the Bible.

Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. I learned a couple things about sheep from those months. Date: August 1, Author: notcreative 0 Comments Self-deception is the process of feeding oneself with lies and false beliefs by denying the evidence and logical argument.

The book points to Biblical material that has been validated by scholars as well as material that requires faith.Pitchstone Publishing has 65 entries in their OverDrive catalogue. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.

In the book Peck describes one patient whose symptoms "did not fit the established categories of psychiatric diagnosis, which was why, as a scientific-minded psychiatrist, I thought she might be possessed My instinct was that she likely required an exorcism" (Peck,p.

23). Sep 04,  · PsychoBible: Behavior, Religion and the Holy Book With 2, religious denominations and nearlychurches and temples in the United States, the Bible is not only doctrinally confusing, but behaviorally confusing, hildebrandsguld.com: He then published “PsychoBible: Behavior, Religion, and the Holy Book” (), and he also wrote for The Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, the chapters on “Anthropology and Psychiatry” [in the 3rd edition (), 4th edition, (), and 8th edition ()], and.

Bodies under Siege

PsychoBible is written throughout with a tone of flippancy. For example, “Praise the Lord and Pass the Medication” (p. ) is the title of one chapter. Flippancy might make the book entertaining but also conveys a message about how the author regards this subject matter. There are some notable.

Jun 01,  · Bodies Under Siege is the most comprehensive book on body modification and on deliberate self-inury; PsychoBible examines problematic Title: psychiatrist at University of .