BC01 – Introduction to Biblical Counseling


Current Status: CLOSED.

Thank you for your interest. This class is currently closed, but it will be offered again in the future. If you apply for it now, you will be placed in a waiting list.

To introduce the trainee to some of the major fields of counseling in comparison to biblical counseling. To help the trainee develop the ability to analyze a current of thought on the basis of its presuppositions and appreciate the depth and importance of biblical counseling. To stimulate critical thinking in light of Scripture, especially in relationship to human philosophies of counseling. To introduce the trainee to the history of biblical counseling and its basic concepts.

Prerequisites

  • Must be actively involved in a body of believers.

Required Textbooks

  • Cozzi, Luciano. Bc01 Introduction to Biblical Counseling. Coventry, RI: Grace Family Church Biblical Counseling and Training Center, 2019.

Related Books

  • Cozzi, Luciano. The Love of God in Biblical Counseling. Bloomington, IN: WestBow Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781512729115.
  • Jones, Stanton L., and Richard E. Butman. Modern Psychotherapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1991. ISBN: 0830817751.
  • Adams, Jay Edward. The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, Self-Image. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 1986. ISBN: 0890815534.
  • MacArthur, John, and Wayne A. Mack, eds. Introduction to Biblical Counseling : A Basic Guide to the Principles and Practice of Counseling. Dallas: Word Publishing, 1994. ISBN: 0849910935.

Basic Outline

  • Introduction
  • Presuppositional Analysis of the Major Schools of Counseling
  • A Brief History of Biblical Counseling
  • Presuppositional Analysis of Biblical Counseling
  • The Process and Authority of Biblical Counseling

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