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Mark R. McMinn

Mark R. McMinn (PhD in Clinical Psychology, Vanderbilt University) is faculty emeritus and Scholar-in-Residence at George Fox University. McMinn is a licensed psychologist in Oregon, a fellow and former president of APA's Division 36, Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, and board certified in clinical psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. He has authored or co-authored 15 books, co-edited 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 90,000 copies over a 24-year span. His most recent book, co-authored with Paul T. McLaughlin, is A Time for Wisdom (Templeton Press, 2022). Mark's blog ( looks at positive psychology and faith.