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Monthly archive: April 2023

Richmont Doctoral Student Presents at TedX Event

Dr. Sam Youngs Publishes in The Journal of Disability and Religion

In this new article, Dr. Youngs explores the implications of atonement for the psychiatric disabilities of anxiety and scrupulosity. Christianity can and has bred deeply felt anxieties—how do our ideas about forgiveness, atonement, and the grace of God relate to this sort of wounding? Moreover, how can Christian ideas in this space help to heal these wounds? In dialogue with the vibrant thought of Martin Luther, Dr. Youngs suggests a vision for “therapeutic atonement” that may be helpful to those suffering with religiously-related anxiety.

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