In this week's episode, Dr. Pamela King talks about her latest book Thriving with Stone Age Minds: Evolutionary Psychology, Christian faith, and the Quest for Human Flourishing. We take a deep dive into the intersection of developmental psychology, theology, and neuroscience to talk about human purpose and thriving.

Buy the book: Thriving with Stone Age Minds

Dr. Pamela Ebstyne King (PhD) is the executive director of the Thrive Center and the Peter L. Benson Professor of Applied Developmental Science in the School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is co-author of The Reciprocating Self and coeditor of The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence.

Books by Pam:

The Reciprocating Self (coauthor)

The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence (coauthor) 

Books Recommended by Pam:

Henri Nouwen, The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom 

Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation 

David Brenner books 

Connecting with Pam:

Twitter: @drpamking

Instagram: drpamking

Thrive Center: 

Connect with Brian Russell:

Information about Brian’s latest book Centering Prayer: Sitting Quietly in God’s Presence Can Change Your Life

or order: .

For group discounts, contact Sr. Estelle at

Twitter: @briandrussell

Instagram: @yourprofessorforlife

Coaching for Pastors:

Business and Life Coaching:

Brian Russell’s Book on the Missional Interpretation of Scripture: (Re)Aligning with God: Reading Scripture for Church and World

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