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The Dark Side Of Christian Counselling

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It is amazing how rapidly the Christian counselling movement has spread through churches, teaching that hurts and depressions once considered part of normal life are illnesses to be treated. It implies that for 1900 years the Bible has been insufficient for the woes of God's people, or for their sanctification, but that now we have the 'insights' of anti-Christian psycholo ...more
Paperback, 155 pages
Published December 9th 2009 by Wakeman Trust (first published October 1st 2009)
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Mark Dunn
Mar 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Self-esteem is a man centered replacement for sin. The author names the guilty parties; Robert Schuller, Jole Osteen, and others. James Dobson is someone I've never cared for ,it always seem to me he pushed nonsense, anytime he is on the radio I can't hit the off switch fast enough. ...more
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Good summary of the teachings of men such as Freud, Ellis, Rogers, Maslow, and Adler. Their unbiblical and heretical theories have impacted many churches through popular writers such as James Dobson and the like. There is no common grace to be found in these unbiblical theories. Man's problem is not a low self-esteem, but sin. The guilt is not in the parents or in the brain, but in the heart. The answer is not in self-help, or in a 'specialist', but in the *sufficient* Word of God which contains ...more
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Dr E S Williams was Director of Public Health for Croydon Health Authority for many years. He is the author of 'The Dark Side of Christian Counselling', 'Christ or Therapy?' and numerous research papers in medical journals. ...more

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