Walking Alongside: A Theology for People-Helpers

Walking Alongside: A Theology for People-Helpers

by Bill Andersen, Andrew Sloane

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Walking Alongside: A Theology for People-Helpers by Bill Andersen, Andrew Sloane

Integrating counseling--theory and practice--with the biblical revelation has now been attempted many times and with considerable success. However, in Walking Alongside, Bill Andersen has attacked the connection from a different angle. His starting point is what the Bible says about people, and God's relationship with them. He has chosen, from biblical theology, major features that should characterize Christian life, and has used these as presuppositions for any form of people-helping, but especially for counseling. From here the task has been to trace their therapeutic effects in the lives of those human beings needing such help.

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ISBN-13: 9781621895305
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/30/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Bill Andersen is a Life-Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and is a registered psychologist, currently conducting a private counseling service. He was formerly Lecturer in Psychology at the University of New South Wales, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Sydney, and Warden, Morling Theological College, where he lectured in twentieth-century theology. In 2010, he was a recipient of the award, Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for his contributions to Religious Education and to the work of Scripture Union worldwide.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xi

Alongside: An Introduction xiii

1 Counsel 1

2 People 18

3 Sin 43

4 Self-Esteem 61

5 Providence: Engagement by God 75

6 Relationships 91

7 Love 113

8 Happiness 123

9 Inwardness 147

10 Profession 172

Walking: An Epilogue 191

Bibliography 194

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