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The nature and principles of biblical counseling, techniques and theories of counseling; patterns of problem solving, the counselor and counselee relationship; the sufficiency of Scripture; and biblical conflict resolution.

  • BITH590 Introduction to Biblical Counseling

Course Description:

The nature and principles of biblical counseling as opposed to humanistic approaches; techniques and theories of counseling; patterns of problem solving; the counselor and counselee relationship; the sufficiency of Scripture.

Course Objectives:
Students will be able to:

  • The student will be able to define Biblical Counseling.
    • The student will be able to delineate the presuppositional nature of Biblical Counseling.
    • The student will be able to differentiate Biblical Counseling from secular counseling and a Christian integrationist perspective.
    • The student will be able to articulate a Biblical methodology enabling her/him to conduct responsible counseling.

Course Requirements

A. Technical Requirements

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B. Academic Requirements

  • Lessons (25%): Complete the weekly lessons
    • Paper 1- (25%): Write a 8- to 10-page paper on the topic of biblical counseling. Analyze, summarize, and evaluate Jay Adams’s theology of Christian counseling. Your evaluation should be grounded on the Word of God. DUE week 2
  • Paper 2 – (25%): Write a 8- to 10-page paper on the topic of spiritual transformation. How God trnsform lives.  Analyze, summarize, and evaluate Jay Adams’s Four-Step Biblical Process for change.
    Your evaluation should be grounded on the Word of God.  DUE week 4


C. Grading Scale

A = 94-100 Excellent
B = 84 – 93 Above Average
C = 74 – 83 Average
D = 64 – 73 Below Average
F = 63 & Below Failure

Required Textbooks

A Theology of Christian Counseling, More Than Redemption
BY: Jay E. Adams
ISBN-13: 978-0310511014
  How To Help People Change, The Four-Step Biblical Process
Jay E. Adams
ISBN-13: 978-0310511816
Theology of Christian…
$14.66

How to Help People Change
$8.13
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