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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Old Testament,
  • Bible,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Biblical Studies - Exegesis & Hermeneutics,
  • Psychology Of Religion,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology, Religious

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWalter Wink (Foreword), Wayne G. Rollins (Editor), D. Andrew Kille (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7903925M
ISBN 100802841554
ISBN 109780802841551

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An ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches, USA, he is the author of Psychological Biblical Criticism. Psychological Insight into the Bible: Texts and Readings () Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time. Enter email address. Also, read Rollins and Kille, Psychological Insights Into the Bible: Texts and Readings (pp. v, xii-xiv, xv-xix) on the goals of psychological biblical criticism as insight into Scripture and the readers of Scripture. Sept. Carl. Gustav Jung: Exploring Symbols and Archetypes and Walter Wink’s “Transforming Bible Study”. Psychological Insight into the Bible: Texts and Readings Rollins, Wayne G. and D. Andrew Kille, editors Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, pp. xx + $ Description: In recent years theologians and biblical scholars have begun to delve into the insights that come from the application of psychology to biblical texts. While these methods. "Psychological Insight Into the Bible is a veritable exposition of the famous Abraham Heschel's statement that 'the Bible is less a theology for man than an anthropology for God.' From all possible angles the book deals with the issue as spelled out in the title.

Rollins is the author of Jung and the Bible, (Jon Knox, ); Soul and Psyche, The Bible in Psychological Perspective (Fortress, ); and Psychological Insight into the Bible, Texts and readings (with D. Andrew Kille, Eerdmans, )/5(3). Psychological biblical criticism is a re-emerging field within biblical criticism that seeks to examine the psychological dimensions of scripture through the use of the behavioral title itself involves a discussion about "the intersections of three fields: psychology, the Bible, and the tradition of rigorous, critical reading of the biblical text.". Find resources here on the books of the Bible that will add value to your personal study of the greatest Book ever written. You'll see how relevant the Bible still is to us today. The Historical Books. First Chronicles. Second Chronicles. The Wisdom Books. Song of Solomon. The Major Prophets. The Minor Prophets. The History of the Early Church. the psychological dimensions of the Bible and to consider its possible applications for personal happiness and development. 6. What can I gain from this? A better understanding of how to use the Bible (and, by extension, religious scripture generally) for spiritual and psychological growth, insight, mindfulness and self-mastery. 7. What is File Size: KB.

  However if they are historically true, as I would suggest, then there may (and I believe is) some significance in there inclusion in the Bible. The reasons are as Fundamentalists claim, the fact they are the foundations for so much of our Christian Theology. Perhaps these qualify as an insight into Genesis, an insight often overlooked and ignored. Most psychological theories seek to explain why people do what they do, and how they can become whole. There is an emphasis on self-help and a specially trained, insight-oriented therapist. Psychology depends upon relationships and self-introspection. It is problem oriented. Needs become paramount in one’s life. PSYCHOLOGY. si-kol'-o-ji: 1. Introduction: Scope of Biblical Psychology 2. Nature and Origin of the Soul 3. False Theories 4. Creationism and Traducianism 5. Trichotomy 6. Scriptural Terms 7. Pauline Expressions 8. Monism and Other Theories 9. The Fall of Man Effects of the Fall Death as a Problem Immortality of the Soul LITERATURE. The Bible is a series of books written, edited and assembled over thousands of years. It contains the most influential stories of mankind. Knowledge of those stories is essential to a deep understanding of Western culture, which is in turn vital to proper psychological health (as human beings are cultural animals) and societal stability.