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- Publisher: Jove (1987)
- ASIN: B002YA7ZIE
- Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
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Self-Esteem: The New Reformation
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The book begins with a quotation of a University professor of psychiatry who congratulates Schuller for his promotions. "you have pursued a religious route and I have pursued a scientific path, and we have both arrived at the same bottom line: unconditional self-esteem...I would say man`s deepest flaw is to mistrust himself...Perhaps we are at an area why psychiatric and religious thinking can be synergetic..."
To this Schuller agrees. Christians need Christ plus psychology. Christians like him tray to integrate psychology in theology. Why is this? The author says it is just for the psychologic health of the people. But why has the Bible no psychology in it. I mean the conclusion is apparent, either the Bible is incomplete and erroneously claiming that you need only faith in Christ to be healed spiritually or psychology is a worldly means to make ends meet with whatsoever asked for results.
Schuller says "the church needs more than anything else" this new reformation "nothing less will do". So, Jesus Christ also will not do! This is a confession only the Catholic church held so far.Read more ›
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After watching a Christian Spanish film called "Fuego Ardiente" which dramatized the horrible sufferings of those burning in hell and being endlessly tortured for not... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sean McLaughlin
I read this book about 25 years ago and it still affects my thinking. One thing in particular, "Never laugh at anyone. Read morePublished 19 months ago by PeacefulSeeker
Schuller preaches a different Gospel than the Bible. He has a bad hermeneutic and the rampant equivocation makes it hard to understand exactly what he is trying to say. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Emma S.
All teens/young adults need to read this, as the chaos of adolescence and expectations of perfection modeled by the media often plunges happy children into waves of self-doubt. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Lucy Hartman
I bought this book for apologetic reference. This pseudo theology has no place in a Christian's life. Paul's words of crucifying the flesh is anathema to Schuller's teaching.Published on February 22, 2014 by James Shannon
I bought this book from BJ's Books. I have spoken to BJ on the phone and she is extremely nice and helpful!!. Read morePublished on May 16, 2013 by Gary L.
Again, I am always astonished by those who throw blanket critiques at Robert Schuller without actually reading the book. Read morePublished on May 11, 2005 by David Spuria