December 5, 2007 / Theology
After twenty-five years of counseling over 7,000 women with eating disorders, reflecting on what could …
In this issue we look at relational and structural sin in our culture and how such dynamics foster particular psychoses. This issue features articles from both psychologists and theologians, with topics ranging from cultural criticism to integration models, acute psychopathological trends to broad sociological injustice, and the hope of psychotherapy to the therapeutic promises of Christ.
In this short story, Marjorie Maddox provides an insightful and poetic look into the lives of people with masochistic pathologies, people who when “eating an apple [bite] right into the bruise” and can’t help but perpetuate relational and psychological self-harm.