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Modern Therapies and the Church's Faith

Author: Date: January 01, 1996

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“Modern Therapies and the Church’s Faith:” Christianity has a self-conscious, self-proclaimed competitor in the modern secular psychologies. We would expect conflict over truth (Who is right?), love (Who has the right to work with people?), and power (Who can make it right?). But the church has been intellectually derivative and practically weak, losing her heartland in the cure of souls. We have fresh opportunities today because of weaknesses in the psychological establishment and because of the existence of robust biblical counseling as an alternative. One key to effective engagement with the psychologies is to radically reinterpret what psychologists s ee and care about, from a Christian world view.

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