In response to Jessica Wai-Fong Wong’s lecture on “Dangerous Women and the Promise of Purity,” Christin Fort shares about the pervasive and insidious nature of patriarchy and explores patriarchy from a psychological perspective.
David Wang shares findings from his empirical longitudinal research on spiritual formation to highlight three observable indicators of spiritual maturity in adults—differentiation of self, intercultural competence, and religious quest.
In her lecture “Supernatural Attributions: How Do People Perceive Messages from God, the Devil, and Human Spirits?,” delivered at the 2023 Integration Symposium, Julie Exline surveys the lenses by which people understand supernatural experiences, how this affects moral beliefs and behavior, and why it matters for mental health professionals.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Supernatural Attributions and Mental Health,” Jose Abraham takes a missiological approach and discusses the healthy, liberating, and justice-enacting impact supernatural attributions can have in secular modern societies.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Supernatural Attributions and Mental Health,” Clara Bertan asks what it looks like to intentionally create a safe and inviting space for clients to explore their beliefs in the supernatural.
In her lecture “Spiritual Struggle: An Overview of Key Concepts and Findings,” delivered at the 2023 Integration Symposium, Julie Exline surveys varieties of spiritual struggle through the lens of mental health, with a particular focus on the idea of anger towards God.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Navigating Spiritual Struggles,” Jaclyn Williams draws from her experience as a chaplain and discusses pastoral and spiritual care for those encountering spiritual struggles.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Navigating Spiritual Struggles,” Grace Chan reflects on how our contexts—environment, family, society—form our ideas of spirituality and on why it matters to recognize this in the therapy room.
In her lecture “How Can We Support Healing and Growth from Spiritual Struggle?,” delivered at the 2023 Integration Symposium, Julie Exline considers ways to support and foster growth among people who experiencing spiritual struggles.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Healing and Growth from Spiritual Struggle,” Stephen Simpson talks about the increasing number of people leaving religion and about providing therapy for Christians losing their faith.
In response to Julie Exline’s lecture on “Healing and Growth from Spiritual Struggle,” Eltice Lin talks about navigating supernatural experience amidst different cultural and religious contexts.
In her lecture “Challenging Sexism for God’s Sake: A Psychological Perspective,” delivered at the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Elizabeth Lewis Hall examines structural gender-based inequality and what we can learn from psychology to combat sexism.
Peter L. Benson shares about his work on how to support children and families in healthy, positive growth and development.
As he directs the counseling center of Pasadena’s Lake Avenue Church, Tsega Worku strives to create a space of healing and restoration for the hurting.