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Ed Welch

Sin or Sickness? Biblical Counseling and the Medical Model

Journal of Biblical Counseling 10:2

In this article, Ed Welch examines the medical or disease model of physical disorders. Welch summarizes the medical model, examines the idea of drug and alcohol abuse as a disease, anger as a disease and ‘mental illness’ as a disease. Welch concludes his article with initial proposals for articulating a biblical theology of the body.

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