Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Post 600: Review of Counsel from the Cross

On these hundredth anniversary posts, I typically write on Wendell Berry. Instead, I offer you a review of Elyse Fitzpatrick and Dennis Johnson's book, Counsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of Christ.

1 comment:

Allan said...

Thank you for this review. As one who graduated university with a major in pscyhology, a minor in religion, and a personal conversion to Christ, I immediately found myself in conflict with the new church community I joined: the Reformed faith. I was promptly told that "pschology" has no place in the church, and this has been reiterated time and time again to me by those in Reformed circles. One lady even stated she should stay away from me. Well, she kept her word. Naturally, this being the choice/vocation I thought was right for me, I have had a hard time fitting in/not feeling rejected. Finding my calling ever since has been a real struggle of faith/life. Thanks for pointing out this false antithesis in your review. I am encouraged that somebody in the church understands me. Who knew a book review would reach someone pastorally?