Friday, September 7, 2012

The Puritans and Counseling

Justin Taylor has a very helpful post at The Gospel Coalition on the Puritans and how helpful they can be in biblical counseling. 

His reference to Tim Keller gives great reasons why the Puritans are so helpful. But I especially liked his reference to the book by Mark Deckard, Helpful Truth in Past Places: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Counseling (Christians Focus, 2010). Taylor notes:

The introduction, “New Is Not Necessarily Better,” can be read online for free. Deckard takes six questions that people struggle with, and uses a classic Puritan work to help us answer it:

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