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By Malcolm Jeeves

the sector of psychology, and particularly neuropsychology, might be daunting for Christian scholars searching for their manner. within the face of bizarre new learn and radical new theories, it really is tempting to restrict the mixing of Christianity and psychology to particularly "safe" issues that you can actually simply differentiate from issues of religion. In Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods, the hugely esteemed professor of psychology, Malcolm Jeeves, insists on addressing the tough questions head-on.

  • Do i've got a soul?
  • How unfastened am I?
  • What makes me uniquely human?
  • Does my mind have a "God spot"?

In this hypothetical correspondence with a pupil, Jeeves argues that we needs to steer clear of fake offerings within the relation among Scripture and technology. Christians needn't make a choice from a "God of the gaps" that competes with technology, a "neurotheology" that bases our knowing of God at the newest medical concept, or a systematic reductionism that says to have defined God away as an insignificant functionality of the mind. scholars encountering the courageous new global of neuroscience don't need to view such examine as a chance to the religion. With the knowledge of a pro pupil, Jeeves courses us down the line less-traveled―the approach of integration.

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