ATLANTA — AUGUST 2015 — Several Richmont Graduate University faculty members were featured authors in the most recent issue of the Journal of Psychology & Theology, a scholarly publication that focuses on the interrelationships of theological and psychological concepts.
The Summer 2015, Volume 43, Number 2 publication of the Journal of Psychology & Theology was a special issue on Religious Faith and the Virtues. The introduction to the issue was co-written by Richmont’s Dr. Timothy A. Sisemore, Director of Research and Professor of Counseling and Psychology, and Dr. Amanda M. Blackburn, Dean of Students and Assistant Professor of Counseling.
Richmont faculty members wrote or contributed to two other articles featured in the Journal of Psychology & Theology issue. Blackburn and Sisemore co-authored “Preliminary Analyses of Three Measures of Grace: Can They be Unified?” along with Dr. Rodger K. Bufford from George Fox University and Dr. Rodney L. Bassett from Roberts Wesleyan College. Blackburn also co-wrote “Rest as a Virtue: Theological Foundations and Application to Personal and Professional Life” with Richmont faculty members Dr. Jama L. White, Assistant Professor of Counseling, and Dr. Mary K. Plisco, Assistant Professor of Counseling and Director of Institutional Effectiveness.
“At Richmont, we say all the time that we are proud to have faculty members of the highest caliber. When their research and work is featured in a publication like the Journal of Psychology & Theology, we can see firsthand how well respected and highly qualified they truly are,” said Bob Rodgers, president of Richmont. “With our students learning from teachers and scholars as impressive as these, we are confident that Richmont graduates will go on to transform our community and make significant contributions to the counseling field, as well.”
The Journal of Psychology & Theology is a quarterly publication by Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University. The articles from this issue are available for purchase or download here. Learn more about the Journal of Psychology & Theology or subscribe here.