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Against Biblical Counseling: For the Bible

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Is about the growing biblical counseling movement and urges Christians to return to biblically ordained ministries and mutual care in the Body of Christ. It is an analysis of what biblical counseling is, rather than what it pretends or even hopes to be. Its primary thrust is to call Christians back to the Bible and to biblically ordained ministries and mutual care.
Paperback, 199 pages
Published September 6th 1995 by Eastgate Publishers
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Sep 11, 2013 E. rated it did not like it
Shelves: psychology
Bobgan is right in arguing that Christians often fail to view psychology through a truly Biblical worldview. Bobgan, however, makes a number of assertions that are concerning from a philosophical as well as a psychological standpoint. You should not accept Bobgan's assertions in "Against Biblical Counseling" unless you are also prepared to oppose most forms of introspection. If you believe that evidentialist apologetics can legitimately support a Christian worldview, then you will probably find ...more
Craig Marshall
Overall I did not agree with the book, but it did raise some good concerns to think about regarding the temptation to set up a "Christian alternative" to secular psychology. It reminded me how important it is to make sure what we promote is thoroughly biblical, and how quickly we can just incorporate assumptions we may have from living in a psychologized culture.
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