Fourth IHL volume

IHL publishes fourth volume with LIT-Verlag

BAD LIEBENZELL. As part of the 2015 IHL Symposium “Global Mental Health and the Church” at Internationale Hochschule Liebenzell (IHL), university of applied sciences, the fourth volume was published with LIT-Verlag in January, 2017, as part of the series “Interkulturalität & Religion • Intercultural & Religious Studies: Liebenzeller Impulse zu Mission, Kultur und Religion”.

The editors were Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giesekus (IHL), Prof. Dr. Bradford M. Smith (Belhaven University), and Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schuster, director of the IHL Research Center for Intercultural and Religious Studies.

20160101_ihl_fst_buchreihe_bd4_1The book presents Christian psychology approaches and international mental health care projects from around the world. It focuses on the resources of the church, mostly in local settings, to address challenges of psychosocial care. Good relationships, positive self-esteem and mental health are basic to improvements of the entire situation in poor and wealthy regions alike. The compendium includes contributions from China, Kenya, Mexico, Switzerland, USA and Germany. It is based on a symposium in June 2015 in Bad Liebenzell, Germany.

The volume can be viewed in the library of IHL.

Orders may also be placed through the bookstore of the Liebenzell Mission and the publishing house LIT-Verlag. The book costs EUR 19.90/ CHF 19.90.

More published volume of IHL can be viewed on the website of the Research Center for Intercultural and Religious Studies.