“Affirmations & Denials: A Proposed Definition of Biblical Counseling.” Historically, the church has responded to controversies by writing creeds and confessions of faith to help clarify what Scripture says about the issue under debate. This article is David Powlison’s “first draft” of such a document about the foundations and scope of biblical counseling. His hope is to begin a constructive debate and clarify core commitments for the church as it navigates through the challenges raised by secular psychology and the mental health system.
Affirmations & Denials: A Proposed Definition of Biblical Counseling
Author: David Powlison Date: January 01, 2000
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Other Articles Included in This Issue
- Review of Prozac Backlash by Joseph Glenmullen
- A Nigerian Pastor Talks about Counseling
- Polemic Theology, or How to Deal with Those Who Differ from Us
- Resolving Conflict Christ’s Way
- The Empty Couch
- Consciences that Condemn: When Moral Thermostats Go on the Blink
- Affirmations & Denials: A Proposed Definition of Biblical Counseling