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Mark R. McMinn

Mark R. McMinn (PhD in Clinical Psychology, Vanderbilt University) recently retired from a long academic career at Wheaton College (IL) and George Fox University (OR). He is a licensed psychologist in Oregon and board-certified in clinical psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. Mark has authored or coauthored 16 books, coedited 4 books, and published over 130 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. Two of his books (Finding Our Way Home, The Science of Virtue) have received Awards of Merit in the annual Christianity Today book awards, one (Why Sin Matters) was a finalist in the Gold Medallion Book Award competition, and one (The Science of Virtue) received the annual book award given by the Martin Institute for Christianity & Culture and the Dallas Willard Center (MIDWC) at Westmont College. Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling has sold approximately 95,000 copies over a 24-year span. Mark's blog, Grace Swirls (, looks at positive psychology and faith.