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Addictions : A Banquet in the Grave : Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel

Addictions : A Banquet in the Grave : Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel - 01 edition

Addictions : A Banquet in the Grave : Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780875526065

ISBN10: 0875526063

Addictions : A Banquet in the Grave : Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel by Edward T. Welch - ISBN 9780875526065
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: P&R Publishing
Published: 2001
International: No
Addictions : A Banquet in the Grave : Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel by Edward T. Welch - ISBN 9780875526065

ISBN13: 9780875526065

ISBN10: 0875526063

Edition: 01

Summary

- A book on addictions by a leader of the biblical counseling movement.- Offers a profoundly biblical analysis of addictive behavior.- Helps readers face their own addictions.- Informed by the author's wide experience in counseling people with addictions.- Shows how to help the addict (even before he's willing to work on his problem).

Author Bio

Welch, Edward T. :

Edward T. Welch (M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; Ph.D. in counseling psychology, University of Utah) is director of counseling at the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is author of Blame It on the Brain and When People Are Big and God Is Small, and he contributes frequently to the Journal of Biblical Counseling.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1. Thinking Theologically

1. Practical Theology
2. Sin, Sickness, or Both?
3. New Ways of Seeing
4. The Descent into Addiction

Part 2. Essential Theological Themes

5. Speaking the Truth in Love
6. Respecting, Listening, and Inviting
7. Knowing the Lord
8. Fearing the Lord
9. Turning from Lies
10. Saying "No"
11. Staying Violent
12. Being Part of the Body
Conclusion: Where Two or Three Are Gathered
Resources
Notes
Index of Scripture


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