Psychology and Biblical Studies


Psychology and Biblical Studies Section

Annual Meeting, November 21-25, 2008
Boston, MA

Click on the links below for drafts of presentations as they become available

S22-25 Review of Psychological Insight into the Bible:
Texts and Readings , ed. by Wayne G. Rollins and D. Andrew Kille (Eerdmans, 2007)

Saturday, November 22, 2008,
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Beacon A - SH

Barbara Leung Lai, Tyndale Seminary, Presiding

Panel: Part 1

Panel: Part 2

Respondents: Wayne Rollins, Hartford Seminary D. Andrew Kille, Bible Workbench

S22-128 Abuse and Healing in Biblical Texts

Saturday, November 22, 2008,
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Meeting Room 206 - CC

J. Harold Ellens, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Presiding

Adrien J. Bledstein, Chicago, IL
Abuse and Recovery: Telling the Story

Robin Gallaher Branch, Crichton College
A Case of Spousal Abuse: A Study of the Marriage of Jeroboam I (1 Kings 14:1–18)

Kamila Blessing, Blessing Transitions Consultant
Thaumatgurgical Psychology: Jesus as Type versus Antitype of the Human Capacity for “Wonder Works”

Vincent Mudd, John Carroll University
The Parable of the Good Samaritan: Challenging Relationships and Redefining Goodness

Wayne Rollins, Hartford Seminary, Respondent

S24-37 European Perspectives

Monday, November 24, 2008,
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Meeting Room 210 - CC

Jill McNish, Swedesboro, NJ, Presiding

Andrew Village, York St. John University
The Influence of Psychological Type Preferences on Readers Trying to Imagine Themselves
in a New Testament Healing Story

Leslie Francis, University of Warwick and Andrew Village, York St. John University, UK
Assessing the SIFT method of Biblical Hermeneutics and Liturgical Preaching

Raimo Hakola, University of Helsinki
Psychological Identity Theories and the Formation of Early Christianity

Psychology and Biblical Studies Section Business Meeting