Comparing and Contrasting the Bible and
Psychology – Study of Behavior
(Psychologist – studies man kind’s
behavior; Psychiatrist-studies medicine and mankind’s behavior)
The Bible= God written word and revelation
to man about how is to have a beahave and relate to God and man
Fundamental Questions to Answer in Counseling
Why do I do what I do?
What should I be like?
What is wrong with me?
How do I change?
These are questions that each of us must
and do answer in our lives. The answers to these will be the basis for our study
of Biblical counseling and psychology in this lesson.
There are many modern theories of Behavior
that try to explain why we do the things. Here are just a few:
Neurobiological - our behavior is
just a physical process
Behavioral – Responses of a human
being that be observed when stimuli are introduced.
Cognitive – Mental processes such
as perception, memory and information gathering
Psychoanalytical – Unconscious Process
Phenomenological – Subjective experience