Journal of Psychology and Christianity

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Journal of Psychology and Christianity  
Former names
CAPS Bulletin
J. Psychol. Christ.
Discipline Psychology, religious studies
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0733-4273
OCLC no. 60618059

The Journal of Psychology and Christianity is a peer-reviewed academic journal that is "designed to provide scholarly interchange among Christian professionals in the psychological and pastoral professions."[1] Topics covered include clinical issues, research, theoretical concerns, book reviews, and special theme areas. The editor-in-chief is Peter C. Hill (Rosemead School of Psychology).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PsycINFO, Psychological Abstracts, Religion Index One: Periodicals, Guide to Social Science & Religion in Periodical Literature, Religious Research Association Index, Index to Book Reviews in Religion, Religious and Theological Abstracts, and Abstracts of Research in Pastoral Care and Counseling.[1]


The Journal of Psychology and Christianity was established in 1982 by the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, which was founded in 1952. The journal is a successor to the CAPS Bulletin, which was established in 1975.[2] The founding editor of both the CAPS Bulletin and the Journal of Psychology and Christianity was J. Harold Ellens, who was then executive directive of CAPS.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Journal of Psychology and Christianity (JPC)". Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  2. ^ a b Stevenson, Daryl H.; Brian E. Eck; Peter C. Hill (2007). Psychology & Christianity integration : Seminal works that shaped the movement. Batavia, IL: Christian Association for Psychological Studies. p. 255. ISBN 978-0-9792237-0-9. 

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