Download PDF by Kalman J. Kaplan,Paul Cantz: Living Biblically: Ten Guides for Fulfillment and Happiness

By Kalman J. Kaplan,Paul Cantz

ISBN-10: 1498263844

ISBN-13: 9781498263849

ISBN-10: 1620321750

ISBN-13: 9781620321751

Living Biblically de-situates biblical knowledge from its officially religious-theological underpinnings and gives it as a advisor for fulfilled, satisfied residing. even if over ninety five percentage of usa citizens have a few feel of a meaning-providing transcendent energy, seventy five percentage of scientific psychologists and psychiatrists lack such trust. with no clever, acceptable entry to biblical knowledge, many unwittingly stay out the tragic styles rising from classical Greece underlying a lot of contemporary lifestyles and psychotherapy. individuals are caught, even trapped, with no desire of redemptive swap. They spin their wheels, biking from side to side.
Biblical narratives, by contrast, painting humans as becoming, constructing, and overcoming challenging existence occasions. This e-book offers a scientific but readable delineation of the way biblical knowledge can observe to 10 problems with way of life: 1) in relation to the surroundings, 2) when it comes to one other as your self, three) with regards to Authority, four) on the subject of the other intercourse, five) in relation to a Son, 6) with regards to a Daughter, 7) with regards to Siblings, eight) pertaining to physique to Soul, nine) on the subject of a Self-Destructive individual, and 10) in relation to Misfortune. In every one bankruptcy, a selected mental factor is mentioned, acceptable Greek and biblical narratives are in comparison, and modern illustrations are supplied, allowing the reader to reside in a extra pleasant and satisfied manner.

“In this groundbreaking paintings, Kalman Kaplan demonstrates how the humanistic values and the knowledge of Hebrew Scripture might be successfully utilized either to scientific psychology and to dwelling a lifetime of pleasure, freedom, desire, happiness, and fulfillment.”
—Rabbi Byron L. Sherwin, distinctive carrier Professor, Spertus Institute for Jewish Studies

“While many within the sciences and arts are dismissive of the biblical narratives, Kalman Kaplan unearths in them therapeutic either for the center and brain, instead of the hopelessness of Greek tragedies. This new angle is clean and informing. Kaplan will get you to reconsider the validity of the Greek tragedy because the foundation for contemporary psychology and gives a precious alternative.”
—Woodrow Kroll, Founder, the guts for Bible Engagement

“In this informative and easy-to-read ebook, Kalman Kaplan juxtaposes tales of the traditional Greeks and the biblical Hebrews, highlighting the extraordinary contrasts among the worldviews of those cultures. Kaplan encourages readers to think about the conceptual and useful implications of psychology’s heavy reliance on Greek mythology, that is usually pessimistic and fatalistic, unlike a extra hopeful biblical point of view. He brings those connections to mild with fantastic storytelling ability and scientific acumen.”
—Julie J. Exline, division of mental Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Kalman J. Kaplan, PhD, is Professor of medical Psychology on the collage of Illinois collage of medication. Dr. Kaplan has pioneered the rising box of biblical psychology and has bought a Fulbright Fellowship and a John Templeton beginning furnish to advance courses nose to nose, on-line, and in print, either nationally and across the world. between his books are TILT: educating contributors to stay jointly, Biblical tales for Psychotherapy/Counseling, The Fruit of Her Hands, and A Psychology of Hope.

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