Foundations for Soul Care

Foundations for Soul Care

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In this groundbreaking work of first-order scholarship, Eric Johnson makes a vitally important contribution to the field of Christian counseling. He first presents a detailed overview and appreciative but critical evaluation of the reigning paradigms in the field of Christian counseling, particularly biblical counseling and integration. Building on their respective strengths, he seeks to move beyond the current impasse in the field and develop a more unified and robustly Christian understanding. Drawing upon the Bible and various Christian intellectual and soul care traditions, and through a Christian reinterpretation of relevant modern psychological theory and research, Johnson proceeds to offer a new framework for the care of souls that is comprehensive in scope, yet flows from a Christian understanding of human beings--what amounts to a distinctly Christian version of psychology. This book is a must-read for any serious Christian teacher, student, or practitioner in the fields of psychology or counseling.... K., aamp; Baxter, L. R. (2001). Regional brain metabolic changes in patients with major depres- sion treated with either paroxetine or interpersonal therapy. Archives of General Psychia- try, 58, 631-40. Broger, J. (1991). Self-confrontation manualanbsp;...

Title:Foundations for Soul Care
Author:Eric L. Johnson
Publisher:InterVarsity Press - 2009-08-20


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