The Resource Grace for the afflicted : a clinical and biblical perspective on mental illness, Matthew S. Stanford, (ebook)

Grace for the afflicted : a clinical and biblical perspective on mental illness, Matthew S. Stanford, (ebook)

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Grace for the afflicted : a clinical and biblical perspective on mental illness
Title
Grace for the afflicted
Title remainder
a clinical and biblical perspective on mental illness
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Matthew S. Stanford
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eng
Summary
Why has the church struggled in ministering to those with mental illnesses? Each day men and women diagnosed with mental disorders are told they need to pray more and turn from their sin. Mental illness is equated with demonic possession, weak faith, and generational sin. As both a church leader and a professor of psychology and behavioral sciences, Michael S. Stanford has seen far too many mentally ill brothers and sisters damaged by well-meaning believers who respond to them out of fear or misinformation rather than grace. Grace for the Afflicted is written to educate Christians about mental illness from both biblical and scientific perspectives. Stanford presents insights into our physical and spiritual nature and discusses the appropriate role of psychology and psychiatry in the life of the believer. Describing common mental disorders, Stanford probes what science says and what the Bible says about each illness. Consistent with DSM-5 diagnoses, this revised and expanded edition is thoroughly updated with new material throughout
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Midwest
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1966-
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Stanford, Matthew S.
Dewey number
616.89
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Mental illness
  • Mental health
  • Church work with the mentally ill
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Spiritual healing
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Grace for the afflicted : a clinical and biblical perspective on mental illness, Matthew S. Stanford, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780830890804
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12028091
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remote
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12028091
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MWT12028091
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Grace for the afflicted : a clinical and biblical perspective on mental illness, Matthew S. Stanford, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780830890804
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12028091
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12028091
System control number
MWT12028091
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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