Michael Emlet explores the interrelationship of behavioral habits, beliefs, and desires. Habitual actions matter in our sanctification, whether seemingly mundane (brushing your teeth), or seemingly unproblematic (going to the mall), or presumably serious (participating in worship). This article incorporates a review of James K. A. Smith’s Desiring the Kingdom in the context of Emlet’s larger exploration of the significance of habits for counseling.
Practice Makes Perfect? Exploring the Relationship Between Knowledge, Desire, and Habit
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Other Articles Included in This Issue
- Effective Homework in Counseling
- When NOT to Do Marriage Counseling
- Death Be Not Proud
- How Does Sanctification Work? (Part 1)
- Practice Makes Perfect? Exploring the Relationship Between Knowledge, Desire, and Habit
- A Most Welcome Visitor
- Exposing the Lies of Pornography and Counseling the Men Who Believe Them