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    In answering the question ‘how’ is spirituality mediated through choral music, I think it important to consider what spirituality is in the context of its influence on everyday society. Christian theology says that spirituality is “a quality or practice of the inner life of God before it is a human quality or practice” (http://exhumator.com/00-047-00_esoteric-religious-spiritual-christian-spirituality.html). It is because of shared ideas, perspectives, attitudes and themes – all of which can be

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    Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling written by Mark McMinn and published by Tyndale House in 2011 notions towards the idealization that Christian counselors need to be privy in the most recent psychological methods as well as theological theories. “This is a book about counseling processes techniques” (McMinn, 2011, p. 150). McMinn also alluded that Christian counselors benefit from having a spiritual maturity. With having these attributes counselors are better prepared

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    A Life Of Spirituality Overcoming A Life of Materialistic Riches In this world, there are two sorts of people, some who find fulfillment in their lives through spirituality, and those who find fulfillment in their lives through material possessions, such as money or power. It is reasonably shown in “Singing Silence” that spiritual wealth is far superior to material wealth because a life which is filled with spiritual means is much more enjoyable and successful than a life filled with material

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    Summary The book, Psychology, theology, and spirituality in Christian counseling, written by McMinn, M. R. (2011) gives advice for combining psychology, theology, and spirituality in the arena of counseling practices along with everyday living. Mark McMinn a director, professor, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association shares information by way of this book for others to use as a go-to guide when they want to know how they are measuring up when introducing prayer, scripture, sin

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    Mark R. McMinn’s (2011) Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling establish a way to bring Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality to Christian Counselors. He introduces a replica of how to integrate the three disciplines in the counseling office. McMinn (2011) contends that many challenges both professional and personal face Christian Counselors on the frontier of interdisciplinary integration. (Interdisciplinary integration, the new emerging frontier for Christian Counselors)

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    Spirituality in John Greenleaf Whittier's The Worship of Nature If man ever said that he could not experience God outside of the walls of a church, it is evident that he never read John Greenleaf Whittier. John Greenleaf Whittier was a Quaker who, like all Quakers, placed an emphasis on a simple life. Quakers believe in leading a life without artificial things. Because of his Quaker beliefs, he had a deep understanding of the spirituality of the natural world. In his poem, The Worship of Nature

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    Spirituality In Mark Twain’s The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, written by Samuel Clemens, is a novel that challenges the views of society and questions life through the eyes of an adolescent boy. By sprinkling traces of spirituality and religious views throughout the story, Clemens creates a "martyr-like" profile for his lead character Huckleberry Finn. Huck uses his religious views as his own conscience and challenges the status quo rules of his pious society

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    Summary Mark R. McMinn is the author of Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling. He has revised his book in order to expound on the topics he has presented. According to McMinn (2011), “religion can be discussed in therapy, but the power of change is found in the therapeutic relationship” (p. 3). When counselors develop trust and rapport with their clients, true change will occur. Counselors face many challenges as they incorporate religion into counseling such as “moving

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    Secularism v. Spirituality in the Second Nun's Tale In the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, Chaucer describes the men and women of the Church in extreme forms; most of these holy pilgrims, such as the Monk, the Friar, and Pardoner, are caricatures of objectionable parts of Catholic society.  At a time when the power-hungry Catholic Church used the misery of peasants in order to obtain wealth, it is no wonder that one of the greatest writers of the Middle Ages used his works to comment

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    Sound of Silence: an analysis of African Spirituality, Cosmology, and Christianity in The Bluest Eye Introduction Toni Morrison’s first novel The Bluest Eye fully embodies the distinct characteristics of African American Literature by artistically blending the elements of African Spirituality, Cosmology, and Christianity, providing readers with a new dimension to interpret the tragic story of Pecola. A closer look at the context shows that the motif of “silence” is evident in this novel, strongly

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