What does it mean to love Jesus, your neighbor, and your enemy in the complicated context of the Syrian international refugee crisis? Charlene Choi investigates the story from the perspective of one family in Macedonia.
"[H]as the field of psychology developed an understanding of human functioning that is distinct from that revealed to us in Scripture? The answer is a resounding Yes." Psychologist James Beck comments on the value of psychology to Christian spirituality.
During most of the last century, the consensus was that brain structure was pretty much set, fixed and immutable after some specified period of childhood development. More recent research, however, shows that experience changes not just brain structure or anatomy but also the functional organization or physiology of the brain. And this reorganization is what people mean by “neuroplasticity.”
"Several years ago, my family and I had the opportunity to travel to the Isle of Skye, an island near the coast of northwest Scotland. Because it was dark when we arrived, I didn’t have any sense for the landscape. When I went for a walk the next morning, I was surprised to find myself..."
Andrew Tix writes on the psychology of awe.