“My calling is to preach the gospel in the language of neuroscience.” ― Curt Thompson
Michael speaks with Dr. Curt Thompson on this edition of Restoring the Soul. Curt is a psychiatrist who received his MD from Wright State University. He authored Anatomy of the Soul and founded the Center for Being Known, a nonprofit that develops resources to educate and train leaders within the fields of mental health, education, business, and the church about the intersection between interpersonal neurobiology and Christian spiritual formation. Thompson believes that the findings of interpersonal neurobiology point to important tenets of Christian faith that enable us to reflect on, understand, and experience that same faith in fresh, trustworthy ways. Through Being Known, Dr. Thompson is now creating a platform for educating clinicians, individuals and groups through the development of training materials, seminars and other resources.
He and his wife Phyllis, a licensed clinical social worker, and their two children reside in Arlington, Virginia.
In this podcast, we hope you will discover:
How Curt chose to become a psychiatrist and what it entails to become one.Why neuroscience, or the study of structure of the brain and nervous system, is extremely supportive of the entire biblical narrative, especially what is seen in the first few chapters of Genesis.Interpersonal neurobiology and its implications to faith and a relationship with God.What does it mean for us to be known?