Exploring Matthew's Gospels

Exploring Matthew's Gospels

Paperback Personality Type and Scripture

By (author) Leslie J. Francis, By (author) P. W. Atkins


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  • Publisher: Morehouse Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 236 pages
  • Dimensions: 122mm x 213mm x 18mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2005
  • ISBN 10: 0819281336
  • ISBN 13: 9780819281333
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,081,912

Product description

Jung's theory of psychological type distinguishes between the four functions of sensing, intuition, thinking and feeling. This book uses type theory to explore 26 passages from Matthew's Gospel as they appear in the Revised Common Lectionary. The insights gained provide an invaluable resource for teachers and leaders, as well as a key tool for personal meditation. The Theory has profound implications for Christian leaders, who need to nurture all four psychological types in their congregations, and also for how individual Christians meditate on scripture to nourish their whole selves. The Personality Type and Scripture Series covers all three Gospels in Years A, B and C of Lectionary cycle. Exploring Mark's Gospel and Exploring Luke's Gospel are already in print. The series gived support and inspiration to all those using the Lectionary each year as part of their Bible reading.

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Author information

Leslie J Francis is Professor of Religions and Education at the University of Warwick, Canon Theologian of Bangor Cathedral and NSM cleric serving the parish of Llanedwen. Peter Atkins is an Anglican bishop and scholar. He lives in New Zealand, and has written a series of books in the area of practical theology.