Selected Recent Faculty Books

Alexis D. Abernethy  
Professor of Psychology
  • Worship that Changes Lives: Multidisciplinary and Congregational Perspectives on Spiritual Transformation, editor (2008).
Jack O. Balswick , coauthor 
Senior Professor of Sociology and Family Development

Judith K. Balswick , coauthor 
Senior Professor of Marital and Family Therapy 
  • Authentic Human Sexuality, 2nd ed. (2008).Strengthening Your Family Life (study guide to The Family; 2008).
  • The Family: A Christian Perspective of the Contemporary Home, 3rd ed. (2007).
  • A Model of Marriage: Covenant, Grace, Empowerment, and Intimacy (2006). 
Jack O. Balswick  
Senior Professor of Sociology and Family Development 
  • The Reciprocating Self: A Theological Model of Human Development, with P. King & K. Reimer (2005).
Justin L. Barrett  
Thrive Professor of Developmental Science and Director of the Thrive Center for Human Development 
  • Born Believers: The Science of Childhood Religion (2012).
  • Cognitive Science, Religion, and Theology (2011).
  • Psychology of Religion, editor, vols. 1–4 (2010). 
Jeffrey P. Bjorck
Professor of Psychology 
  • Casebook for Managing Managed Care: A Self-Study Guide for Treatment Planning, Documentation, and Communication, with J. A. Brown & M. Goodman (2000). 
Warren S. Brown
Director of the Lee Edward Travis Research Institute and Professor of Psychology
  • The Physical Nature of Christian Life: Neuroscience, Psychology and the Church, with B. D. Strawn (2012). 
  • Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion: Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature, with M. A. Jeeves (2009; Spanish translation, 2010; Japanese translation, 2011). 
  • Did My Neurons Make Me Do It? Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will, with N. Murphy (2007). 
  • Whatever Happened to the Soul? Scientific and Theological Portraits of Human Nature, coedited with N. Murphy & H. N. Malony (1998). Winner of 1999 Award: Best Books in Theology and Natural Science, From the Center for Theology and Natural Science, Berkeley, CA. 
Alvin Dueck  
Distinguished Professor of Cultural Psychologies 
  • Psychology of Religion in the People’s Republic of China, coedited with B. Han (2012). 
  • A Peaceable Psychology: Christian Therapy in a World of Many Cultures, with K. Reimer (2009).
  • The Living God and the Living Psyche: C. G. Jung’s Psychology and Christian Faith, with A. Ulanov (2007).
  • Christian Counseling: An African Indigenous Perspective, with G. K. Mwiti (2006).
  • Integrating Psychology and Theology: Research and Reflections (2006).
  • Why Psychology Needs Theology: A Radical-Reformation Perspective, coedited with C. Lee (2005). 
James L. Furrow  
Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of Marital and Family Therapy 
  • Preparing Couples for Love and Marriage: A Pastor’s Resource, with C. Lee (2013).
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy for Dummies, with B. Bradley (2013).
  • Becoming an EFT Therapist: The Workbook, with S. M. Johnson, B. Bradley, A. Lee, G. Palmer, D. Tilley & S. Woolley (2005).
  • The Emotionally Focused Therapist Training Set: The Emotionally Focused Casebook, coedited with S. M. Johnson & B. A. Bradley (2011).
  • The EFT Zone (training program in the EFT approach), developed with Brent Bradley, et al.  http://www.theeftzone.com
Richard L. Gorsuch  
Senior Professor of Psychology
  • The 16PF Express Edition: A Supplemental Chapter to the Administrator’s Manual for the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (2006).
  • The Psychology of Religion: An Empirical Approach, with B. Spilka, R. W. Hood & B. Hunsburger, 3rd ed. (2003).
  • Integrating Psychology and Spirituality? (2002).
Terry D. Hargrave
Professor of Marital and Family Therapy 
  • Restoration Therapy: Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy, with F. Pfitzer (2011).
  • Five Days to a New Marriage, with S. Stoever (2011).
  • Boomers on the Edge: Three Realities That Will Change Your Life Forever (2008).
  • Strength and Courage for Caregivers: 30 Hope-Filled Morning and Evening Reflections (2008).
  • Loving Your Parents When They Can No Longer Love You (2005). 
Archibald D. Hart
Dean Emeritus and Senior Professor of Psychology 
  • The Digital Invasion: How Technology Is Shaping You and Your Relationships, with S. Hart Frejd (2013).
  • Sleep, It Does a Family Good: How Busy Families Can Overcome Sleep Deprivation (2010).
  • Thrilled to Death: How the Endless Pursuit of Pleasure Is Leaving Us Numb (2008).
  • Is Your Teen Stressed or Depressed? A Practical and Inspirational Guide for Parents of Hurting Teenagers, with C. Hart Weber (2005).
  • Caring for People God’s Way: Personal and Emotional Issues, Addictions, Grief, and Trauma, coedited with T. Clinton & G. Ohlschlager (2005). 
Pamela Ebstyne King
Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Studies
  • Exemplar Methods and Research: Strategies for Investigation (New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, no. 142, special issue), coedited with M. K. Matsuba & K. C. Bronk (2013).
  • The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence, with G. Roehlkepartain, L. M. Wagener & P. L. Benson (2006).
  • The Reciprocating Self: A Theological Model of Human Development, with J. O. Balswick & K. Reimer (2005). 
Cameron Lee
Professor of Marriage and Family Studies
  • Preparing Couples for Love and Marriage: A Pastor’s Resource, with J. Furrow (2013).
  • That Their Work Will Be a Joy: Understanding and Coping with the Challenges of Ministry, with K. Fredrickson (2012).
  • Why Psychology Needs Theology: A Radical-Reformation Perspective, coedited with A. Dueck (2005). 
H. Newton Malony
Senior Professor of Psychology
  • Rolls-Royce Spirituality: Transcending Mundane Faith (2014).
  • Toward a Christian Clinical Psychology: The Contribution of H. Newton Malony, edited by L. Hoffman (2011).
  • The Amazing John Wesley: An Unusual Look at an Uncommon Life (2010).
  • Christian Counseling: An Introduction, with D. H. Augsburger (2007).
  • Whatever Happened to the Soul? Scientific and Theological Portraits of Human Nature, coedited with W. S. Brown & N. Murphy (1998). Winner of 1999 Award: Best Books in Theology and Natural Science, From the Center for Theology and Natural Science, Berkeley, CA. 
Stephen W. Simpson
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training
  • Assaulted by Joy: The Redemption of a Cynic (2008).
  • What Women Wish You Knew about Dating: A Single Guy’s Guide to Romance (2008).
  • What Wives Wish Their Husbands Knew about Sex, with R. Howes & R. Rupp (2007). 
Brad D. Strawn
Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology 
  • Christianity & Psychoanalysis: A New Conversation, coedited with E. Bland (April 2014).
  • The Physical Nature of Christian Life: Neuroscience, Psychology and the Church, with W. S. Brown (2012).
  • Wesleyan Theology and Social Science: The Dance of Practical Divinity and Discovery, coedited with M. K. Armistead & R. W. Wright (2010). 
Siang-Yang Tan
Professor of Psychology 
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Christian Perspective (2011).
  • Full Service: Moving from Self-Serve Christianity to Total Servanthood (2006).