In a recent post, Dr. David Murray asks the question, “Do we need more than the Bible for biblical counseling?” The emphasis of that statement is on the word “need” and Dr. Murray recognizes that when he says, “The debate is not about whether sources of knowledge such as science,…
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As a physician in biblical counseling, I am sometimes asked about scientific articles that deal with counseling subjects. Usually the reason I am asked is that the article seems to contradict something the Bible says about the counseling problem. This week the subject was anxiety. The question usually is, if science discovers a cause for anxiety that is medical, how can it be a sin to worry? Continue reading
One of the criticisms that I hear of biblical counselors is that we have little or no interest in what science has to say about the emotional struggles of life. We are considered science deniers when we disagree with the … Continue reading