Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?: Helping Not Hurting Those with Emotional Difficulties Dwight L. Carlson

Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?: Helping Not Hurting Those with Emotional Difficulties

Author: Dwight L. Carlson
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Book Title
Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?: Helping Not Hurting Those with Emotional Difficulties
Author
Dwight L. Carlson
ISBN
9780830816668
t's no sin to hurt.Thousands of Christians suffer real emotional pain--such as depression, anxiety, obsessiveness. Many other Christians, including prominent leaders, believe emotional problems are the result of sin or bad choices. These attitudes often only add to the suffering of those who hurt.In this book Dwight Carlson marshals recent scientific evidence that demonstrates many emotional problems are just as physical or biological as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. While he never discounts personal responsibility, Carlson shows from both the Bible and up-to-date medicine why it really is no sin to hurt. Understandably and compellingly, Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded? brings profound help for those who hurt and those who counsel.For those who suffer, here is a powerful liberation from guilt.For those who care for the suffering, here is vivid proof that those in emotional pain deserve compassion, not condemnation.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Dwight L. CarlsonPublisher: IVPPublished: 04/15/1994ISBN: 9780830816668Pages: 174Weight: 0.48lbsSize: 8.17h x 5.44w x 0.55dReview Citations: Christianity Today 01/01/2013 pg. 76

t's no sin to hurt.


Thousands of Christians suffer real emotional pain--such as depression, anxiety, obsessiveness. Many other Christians, including prominent leaders, believe emotional problems are the result of sin or bad choices. These attitudes often only add to the suffering of those who hurt.


In this book Dwight Carlson marshals recent scientific evidence that demonstrates many emotional problems are just as physical or biological as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. While he never discounts personal responsibility, Carlson shows from both the Bible and up-to-date medicine why it really is no sin to hurt. Understandably and compellingly, Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded? brings profound help for those who hurt and those who counsel.


For those who suffer, here is a powerful liberation from guilt.


For those who care for the suffering, here is vivid proof that those in emotional pain deserve compassion, not condemnation.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Dwight L. Carlson
Publisher: IVP
Published: 04/15/1994
ISBN: 9780830816668
Pages: 174
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 8.17h x 5.44w x 0.55d

Review Citations: Christianity Today 01/01/2013 pg. 76

t's no sin to hurt.


Thousands of Christians suffer real emotional pain--such as depression, anxiety, obsessiveness. Many other Christians, including prominent leaders, believe emotional problems are the result of sin or bad choices. These attitudes often only add to the suffering of those who hurt.


In this book Dwight Carlson marshals recent scientific evidence that demonstrates many emotional problems are just as physical or biological as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. While he never discounts personal responsibility, Carlson shows from both the Bible and up-to-date medicine why it really is no sin to hurt. Understandably and compellingly, Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded? brings profound help for those who hurt and those who counsel.


For those who suffer, here is a powerful liberation from guilt.


For those who care for the suffering, here is vivid proof that those in emotional pain deserve compassion, not condemnation.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Dwight L. Carlson
Publisher: IVP
Published: 04/15/1994
ISBN: 9780830816668
Pages: 174
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 8.17h x 5.44w x 0.55d

Review Citations: Christianity Today 01/01/2013 pg. 76