Counseling

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Order of Contents

Article
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Article

Keller, Tim – ‘Puritan Resources for Biblical Counseling’  in The Journal of Pastoral Practice, vol. 9, #3, 1988

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Books

1600’s

Baxter, Richard – A Christian Directory: a Sum of Practical Theology and Cases of Conscience, vols. 12, 345  Buy  1673  See the table of contents.

This work, with his Latin work, Method of Christian Theology, was intended to comprise a whole body of divinity (the theological in Latin and the practical in English).  This work includes four parts: (1) Christian Ethics (Private Duties), (2) Christian Economics (Family Duties), (3) Christian Ecclesiastics (Church Duties), and (4) Christian Politics (Corporate/Civic Duties).  These volumes do not contain Baxter’s errors on justification found in other works of his.

“The most outstanding pastor, evangelist and writer on practical and devotional themes that Puritanism produced.” – J.I. Packer

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1700’s

Pike, Samuel & Samuel Hayward – Religious Cases of Conscience Answered in an Evangelical Manner  1755/1859  Preface by Henry A. Boardman

Pike & Hayward were two English Independent ministers.

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1800’s

Anonymous – Monitory Letters to Church Members  (Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1855)  22 Letters

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2000’s

Deckard, Mark – Helpful Truth in Past Places:  The Puritan Practice of Biblical Counseling  Buy  2010  208 pp.

Fraser, J. Cameron – Developments in Biblical Counseling  Buy  2015  144 pp.  The last chapter is on ‘Biblical and Puritan Counseling’.

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Websites

Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation

Institute for Nouthetic Studies

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