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David Powlison

Biblical counseling and the Puritans

September 12, 2016



On this podcast, David Powlison discusses how the Biblical Counseling movement was shaped and influenced by the Puritans, and how the teaching of 16th and 17th century theologians has influence the care of souls today.

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David Powlison

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David Powlison served as CCEF’s executive director (2014-2019), a faculty member, and senior editor of the Journal of Biblical Counseling. He held a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary. David wrote extensively on biblical counseling and on the relationship between faith and psychology. His books Seeing with New Eyes and Speaking Truth in Love probe the implications of Scripture for how to understand people and how to counsel. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context explores the background and development of CCEF’s mission. David is survived by his wife Nan, their three children and spouses, and seven grandchildren.

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