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I'm so happy you get to hear this. Our country and our culture likes to categorize us. Democrat, Republican, Him, Her, Bigot, Worthy, Unworthy, Christian, Muslim. But are these healthy, are they normal? I had the honor to sit down with Dr. Richard Beck to have a discussion on how learning to see past that and embracing the 'other' can help us so much...and if we are looking...we find Jesus. Dr. Beck has written extensively about this and that effort is well worth your time and attention. Please get this book...you need this book! Find it here.
Richard Beck is Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Abilene Christian University. Richard is married to Jana and they have two sons, Brenden and Aidan. They also have a dog Bandit who keeps Richard company when he works away on his blog Experimental Theology. Richard's area of interest--be it research, writing, or blogging--is on the interface of Christian theology and psychology, with a particular focus on how existential issues affect Christian belief and practice. Richard's published research covers topics as diverse as the psychology of profanity to why Christian bookstore art is so bad. And on his blog Richard will spend enormous amounts of time writing about the theology of Calvin and Hobbes, the demonology of Scooby-Doo or his latest bible class on monsters.
His Blog can be found at experimentaltheology.blogspot.com
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