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The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Image

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Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Familiar questions in our day and age. But has our search for answers led us too far in the wrong direction: away from our true position in Christ and toward a dangerous emphasis on self?

Recent decades have seen the rise of a powerful and influential movement within the church. Identified by labels such as "self-image," "self-esteem," "self-worth," and "self-love," this movement has one common denominator--the emphasis on self. ...

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Overview

Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Familiar questions in our day and age. But has our search for answers led us too far in the wrong direction: away from our true position in Christ and toward a dangerous emphasis on self?

Recent decades have seen the rise of a powerful and influential movement within the church. Identified by labels such as "self-image," "self-esteem," "self-worth," and "self-love," this movement has one common denominator--the emphasis on self. Regardless of religious persuasion, everyone seems to be fighting what they perceive to be a shared enemy: low self-esteem.

Now well-known biblical counselor and noted author Jay Adams brings much-needed clarification to the area of self-esteem and offers the church and every believer a truly biblical view of self.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890815533
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/1986
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.45 (w) x 8.23 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay E. Adams is the director of Advanced Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary in California and the Dean of the Institute of Pastoral Studies at the Christian Counseling and Education Center. Adams is a frequent lecturer at ministerial congresses both here and abroad. He has published over 50 books, among which are Competent to Counsel, The Christian Counselor's Manual, and The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Image.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2000

    Evaluates the movement and gives the biblical perspective

    This quick book hits on the major points of the movement, and then gives a direct biblical response. The author then seeks to give direction for the spiritual seeker. The book is only 143 pages but is an excellent introduction for the biblically minded.

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