Betsy Barber

Director, Center for Spiritual Renewal and Associate Professor of Spirituality and Psychology, Biola University


Betsy A. Barber (Psy.D., Rosemead School of Psychology) is Associate Professor of Spirituality and Psychology in the Institute for Spiritual Formation at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. Dr. Barber has a clinical practice with specialization in the soul care and mental health of Christian workers. She teaches courses in spiritual formation, soul care, missions, maturity, and marital relationships. She has particular interest in spiritual formation and supervision of students in spiritual direction and mentoring. She has worked with her husband as a missionary in Bible translation and counseling ministries for 24 years. In addition to being a licensed clinical psychologist, she has background and training in spiritual direction.


Contributions by Betsy Barber

Betsy Barber

Feminism, Transhumanism, and Theological Anthropology

August 14, 2015

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Born to Relate: In Trauma, Transformation, and Transcendence

May 10, 2014

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A Story in Your Bones: God Concept vs. God Image

March 28, 2014

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Christian Worship for Brains on a Stick

March 28, 2014

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The Ancient Psychologists: Biblical Sages

March 28, 2014

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Suspicions About Psychology & Spiritual Formation

March 28, 2014

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Embodied Spirituality: Exploring Christian Spiritual Formation

March 28, 2014

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Why Are Evangelicals Allergic to Repetition? No Formation Without Repetition

March 28, 2014

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Embodied Prayer for the Body of Christ

March 28, 2014

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How Your Body Leads Your Spirit

March 28, 2014

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Online Learning: Helpful or Hurtful?

March 28, 2014

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Christian Education for the Whole Person

March 28, 2014

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What Christians Can Learn from the Mall

March 28, 2014

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Seek Me and Live! // Dust No. 4

March 8, 2014

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How our psychology influences our theology

January 31, 2014

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Suffering, Mourning, and the Way of the Kingdom

October 9, 2013

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