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Integration Paper Assignment provides an explicit avenue for you to articulate a coherent view

of the relationship between psychology and Christianity using one of the models described in the

course.

INSTRUCTIONS

This Integration Paper Assignment is the capstone project of the course. You will choose a

model from the course text that most closely aligns with your approach to the relationship

between psychology and Christianity. Please follow the following format:

● Integration Paper Assignment must include

o Current APA-formatted title page

o Introduction (including a thesis statement)

o Body

o At least 5 pages in length (excluding references and title page)

o Conclusion

o Current APA-formatted headings

o Current APA-formatted reference page

▪ Be sure to cite Entwistle and the Bible

▪ No direct quotes

● For the introductory paragraph:

o Describe the importance of examining the relationship between psychology and

Christianity.

o The last sentence of the introduction must be your thesis statement that guides the rest

of your paper.

▪ Example: Upon consideration of the evidence from various disciplines of

study, it seems like the (model chosen) best captures the relationship between

psychological science and Christian faith.

● In writing about your position, be sure to discuss the following points below and remember

to cite Entwistle when you use his ideas:

o What methods of knowing are appropriate for Christians and why. This will help you

classify your approach and should be consistent with the model chosen.

o A thorough description of the model and how it views the relationship between

psychology and Christianity.

o How your model views the two books concept.

o Strengths of the model (at least 3).

o Limitations of the model (at least 3).

o Avoid using 1st person

▪ Instead of saying “I think Christians should embrace psychology,” say

“Christians should embrace psychology.”

▪ Instead of saying “My view corresponds with the Colonialist position,” say

“The Colonialist position seems ….”PSYC 420

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INTEGRATION PAPER ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS

OVERVIEW

Your view of the relationship between psychology and the Christian faith will guide your

practice of psychology, both professionally and personally. This course has presented several

models of the relationship between Christian faith and the discipline of psychology. This

Integration Paper Assignment provides an explicit avenue for you to articulate a coherent view

of the relationship between psychology and Christianity using one of the models described in the

course.

INSTRUCTIONS

This Integration Paper Assignment is the capstone project of the course. You will choose a

model from the course text that most closely aligns with your approach to the relationship

between psychology and Christianity. Please follow the following format:

● Integration Paper Assignment must include

o Current APA-formatted title page

o Introduction (including a thesis statement)

o Body

o At least 5 pages in length (excluding references and title page)

o Conclusion

o Current APA-formatted headings

o Current APA-formatted reference page

▪ Be sure to cite Entwistle and the Bible

▪ No direct quotes

● For the introductory paragraph:

o Describe the importance of examining the relationship between psychology and

Christianity.

o The last sentence of the introduction must be your thesis statement that guides the rest

of your paper.

▪ Example: Upon consideration of the evidence from various disciplines of

study, it seems like the (model chosen) best captures the relationship between

psychological science and Christian faith.

● In writing about your position, be sure to discuss the following points below and remember

to cite Entwistle when you use his ideas:

o What methods of knowing are appropriate for Christians and why. This will help you

classify your approach and should be consistent with the model chosen.

o A thorough description of the model and how it views the relationship between

psychology and Christianity.

o How your model views the two books concept.

o Strengths of the model (at least 3).

o Limitations of the model (at least 3).

o Avoid using 1st person

▪ Instead of saying “I think Christians should embrace psychology,” say

“Christians should embrace psychology.”

▪ Instead of saying “My view corresponds with the Colonialist position,” say

“The Colonialist position seems ….”

PSYC 420

 

The instructor will not proofread papers, but it is acceptable for a friend to proofread

for clarity, grammar, and spelling.

● Please note that papers will be graded on the quality of their thinking, defense, organization,

clarity, and grammar, not on whether you agree with the instructor’s position.