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

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

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A psychology of hope : a biblical response to tragedy and suicide
Title
A psychology of hope
Title remainder
a biblical response to tragedy and suicide
Statement of responsibility
Kalman J. Kaplan & Matthew B. Schwartz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kaplan, Kalman J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BS680.S855
LC item number
K37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schwartz, Matthew B
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Suicide
  • Suicide in literature
  • Suicide
  • Suicidal behavior
Label
A psychology of hope : a biblical response to tragedy and suicide, Kalman J. Kaplan & Matthew B. Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-247) and index
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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
xxiv, 261 p.
Isbn
9780802832719
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20080221 22
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213452274
  • (OCoLC)213452274
Label
A psychology of hope : a biblical response to tragedy and suicide, Kalman J. Kaplan & Matthew B. Schwartz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-247) and index
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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
xxiv, 261 p.
Isbn
9780802832719
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20080221 22
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213452274
  • (OCoLC)213452274

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