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The Commandant by Rudolph Hoess (Book Review)

Rudolph Hoess was the SS Commandant over the concentration camp at Auschwitz during World War II. Under his direction well over a million would die (Eichmann claimed 2.5 million!). These were not primarily enemy combatants but civilians – men, women, and children (primarily Jews). Hoess wrote about his time at Auschwitz, not only what he …

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Eros Redeemed by John White (Book Review).

Dr. John White was a Christian physician, psychiatrist, pastor, and prolific author. In 1977 he published a groundbreaking book, Eros Defiled, which provided a straightforward, bluntly honest, and compassionate survey of sexual sins from a Christian and psychiatric perspective. I wrote a review of this book in May of 2012 which can be read here. …

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Book: Augustine to Freud (Author: Kenneth Boa)

Wow! The book Augustine to Freud by Kenneth Boa looks like a must read! It evaluates six major theologians (Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Jonathan Edwards, Soren Kierkegaard, Paul Tillich, Karl Rahner) and eight major psychologists (Sigmund Freud, Erik H. Erikson, C. G. Jung, Otto Rank, Abraham H. Maslow, Carl R. Rogers, Alfred Adler, Erich Fromm) and …

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The Case for Psychological Medications & Treatment.

Today I’m not going to talk about a product or service in a specific sense, but rather a more underlying philosophical approach to the mind. My hope in this post, in conjunction with the series of posts on books relevant to the major mental disorders, is to raise awareness of mental illness and remove some …

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