The Physical Nature of Christian Life Paperback

Neuroscience, Psychology, and the Church

by Brad D. Strawn; Warren S. Brown;


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The Physical Nature of Christian Life

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This book explores the implications of recent insights in modern neuroscience for the church's view of spiritual formation. Science suggests that functions of the brain and body in collaboration with social experience, rather than a disembodied soul, provide physical basis for the mental capacities, interpersonal relations, and religious experiences of human beings. The realization that human beings are wholly physical, but with unique mental, relational and spiritual capacities, challenges traditional views of Christian life as defined by the care of souls, a view that leads to inwardness and individuality. Psychology and neuroscience suggest the importance of developmental openness, attachment, imitation and stories as tools in spiritual formation. Accordingly, the idea that care of embodied persons should be fundamentally social and communal sets new priorities for encouraging spiritual growth and building congregations.

The Physical Nature of Christian Life by Brad D. Strawn; Warren S. Brown was published by Cambridge University Press in June 2012. The ISBN for The Physical Nature of Christian Life is 9780521734219.

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Page last updated 27th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (June 2012)
Weight290g
Number of Pages192
Thickness11 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780521734219
ISBN-100521734215
Product Code4024942
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