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Flourishing in Faith – Book Launch


You are invited to celebrate the launch of Flourishing in Faith: Theology Encountering Positive Psychology, edited by Matthew Anstey, Gillies Ambler, Theo McCall and Mathew White

This will be hosted on Sunday the 3rd December at 2:30pm at St Barnabas College, 18 King William Road, North Adelaide, and will conclude at 4:00pm.

Light refreshments will be provided.

The event is free of charge but signed copies of the book will be on sale for $30.

This will be a fantastic opportunity to support the college and to engage with our ongoing research interests, so come along!

“Flourishing in Faith: Theology Encountering Positive Psychology, explores the fascinating dialogue between two scholarly traditions concerned with personal wellbeing, Christian theology and Positive Psychology, primarily from the perspective of theology. Although each works within different paradigms and brings different fundamental assumptions about the nature of the world, both are oriented toward that which leads to human flourishing and contentment. In such an encounter, can both disciplines learn from one another? Do they challenge each other? How can they enrich and or critique each other? With the widespread emergence of Positive Psychology in educational, church, and community settings across the world, many of which self-identify with the Christian tradition, many are wondering how this new branch of psychology integrates with traditional Christian belief and practice. This groundbreaking book explores thisĀ  question from a diversity of perspectives: theology, biblical studies, education, psychology, social work, disability studies, and chaplaincy, from scholars and practitioners working in Australia and the United States.”

Copies of the book will be on sale for $30 (please note that no EFTPOS facilities will be available)

Register for the book launch now!

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