FULLER dialogues: A Psychology of the Ordinary

+ The Integration Symposium is an annual conference held by the School of Psychology on the integration of psychology and theology. At the 2019 conference, Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, presented on “A Psychology of the Ordinary: Humility, Grace, and Gratitude as Religious Inflections of the World.” His three lectures, and the faculty responses to each, explored how humility, grace, and gratitude—as elements of religious experience—impact everyday human life..


Symposium Day 1

Religiously Inflected Experiences of the Ordinary

+ Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, lectures on the extent to which faith and religious experience impact ordinary everyday life.

Response | Clifton Clarke

+ Clifton R. Clarke, assistant provost for the William E. Pannell Center and associate professor of Black church studies and world christianity, responds to Peter C. Hill’s lecture “Religiously Inflected Experiences of the Ordinary.”

Symposium Day 2

Grace as a Religiously Inflected Experience

+ Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, explores the question of how grace shapes the ordinary human experience.

Response | Pamela Ebstyne King

+ Pamela Ebstyne King, Peter L. Benson Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Science, responds to Peter C. Hill’s lecture “Grace as a Religiously Inflected Experience.”

Symposium Day 3

Humility and Gratitude as Religiously Inflected Virtues

+ Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, considers the ways the virtues of humility and gratitude affect everyday human life.

Response | Kirsteen Kim

+ Kirsteen Kim, professor of theology and world Christianity, responds to Peter C. Hill’s lecture “Humility and Gratitude as Religiously Inflected Virtues.”