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A psychology of hope : a biblical response to tragedy and suicide / Kalman J. Kaplan & Matthew B. Schwartz.

By: Kaplan, Kalman J.
Contributor(s): Schwartz, Matthew B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2008Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.Description: xxiv, 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780802832719 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0802832717 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Suicide -- Biblical teaching | Suicide -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Suicide in literature | Suicide -- Psychological aspects | Suicidal behavior
Contents:
Foreword to the first edition / David Bakan -- Foreword to the revised and expanded edition / Nicholas Wolterstorff -- The problem of suicide. To be or not to be : the question of suicide -- Suicide in Greco-Roman thought -- Suicide in Judaeo-Christian thought -- Individual case studies from Greek tragedy and biblical narratives. Cycle vs. development : Narcissus vs. Jonah -- Suicide in Greek tragedy -- Suicide and suicide prevention in biblical narratives -- Marriage and family case studies from Greek tragedy and biblical narratives. Couples : polarization vs. growth, Prometheus-Pandora vs. Adam-Eve -- The suicide promoting structure of the Greek family : Oedipus and Electra -- The life-promoting structure of the biblical family : Isaac and Ruth -- Oedipus's curse vs. Jacob's blessing : sibling rivalry and its resolution -- Contemporary confusions about life and death. Kevorkian, Hippocrates, and Maimonides : watching over patients' life and death -- Zeno vs. Job : the biblical case against "rational suicide" -- Conclusion. From tragedy to therapy : the case for biblical psychotherapy.
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BS 680 .S855 K37 2008 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101036847
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-247) and index.

Foreword to the first edition / David Bakan -- Foreword to the revised and expanded edition / Nicholas Wolterstorff -- The problem of suicide. To be or not to be : the question of suicide -- Suicide in Greco-Roman thought -- Suicide in Judaeo-Christian thought -- Individual case studies from Greek tragedy and biblical narratives. Cycle vs. development : Narcissus vs. Jonah -- Suicide in Greek tragedy -- Suicide and suicide prevention in biblical narratives -- Marriage and family case studies from Greek tragedy and biblical narratives. Couples : polarization vs. growth, Prometheus-Pandora vs. Adam-Eve -- The suicide promoting structure of the Greek family : Oedipus and Electra -- The life-promoting structure of the biblical family : Isaac and Ruth -- Oedipus's curse vs. Jacob's blessing : sibling rivalry and its resolution -- Contemporary confusions about life and death. Kevorkian, Hippocrates, and Maimonides : watching over patients' life and death -- Zeno vs. Job : the biblical case against "rational suicide" -- Conclusion. From tragedy to therapy : the case for biblical psychotherapy.

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