Forgiveness in Context
Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue
Normal Price: $195.00
Your Price: $175.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $19.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.78 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Forgiveness in Context by Fraser N. Watts
Book DescriptionThe last 20 years have seen the development of a growing body of psychological literature on the long-neglected subject of forgiveness. Forgiveness has been widely regarded as a purely religious construct, and its associations with a 'neurotic; Christianity perhaps led to its exile from the consulting room. However, recently it has been advocated in many different secular contexts as offering an appropriate and healthy means of release from the wrongdoing on social, interpersonal and individual levels. 'Forgiveness in Context' represents a comprehensive volume dealing with a whole range of contextual issues in which forgiveness may be embedded, and continues to address the idealism which has sometimes influenced discussions on the subject. The book continually engages the reader on both psychological and theological levels in a sustained dialogue that has not permeated any of the books already available on forgiveness to the extent we propose here. Although some of the chapters have a more psychological 'flavour', whilst others are theological in tone, it is central to the ethos of this book that it should weave psychology and theology together throughout all chapters.
Buy Forgiveness in Context book by Fraser N. Watts from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780567084934
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: T.& T.Clark Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fraser N. Watts
Psychology of Religious Knowing, Paperback (March 2007)
The book seeks to describe the psychological processes that are involved in arriving at religious knowledge.
Forgiveness in Context, Paperback (September 2004)
The last 20 years have seen the development of a growing body of psychological literature on the long-neglected subject of forgiveness. Forgiveness has been widely regarded as a purely religious construct, and its associations with a 'neurotic; Christianity perhaps led to its exile from the consulting room.
Psychology for Christian Ministry, Paperback (October 2001)
A comprehensive introduction to psychology, devised for those training for and working in the clergy. Covers social, developmental, educational, occupational and counselling psychology, as well as the psychology of religion.
Cognitive Psychology and Emotional Disorders, Paperback (April 1997)» View all books by Fraser N. Watts
This book responds to the explosion of interest in using the methods of experimental cognitive psychology to help understand emotional disorders, especially common anxiety and depressive disorders.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Forgiveness in Context book by Fraser N. Watts and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Fraser N. Watts
Fraser Watts is Starbridge Lecturer in Theology and Natural Sciences, and Director of the Psychology and Religion Research Programme, University of Cambridge Liz Gulliford is Research Assistant, Psychology and Religion Research Programme, University of Cambridge
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.