Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

Martin Franzmann

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Mark 2:17; Matthew 12:25; Hebrews 2:17; Luke 2:41-51; John 2:1-11; Matthew 3:13-17; John 1:31-40; Mark 1:4; John 1:29; Mark 1:16-20; Matthew 16:15; Matthew 20:32; Matthew 22:42; John 1:43; John 1:45-51; Matthew 10:3; Luke 10:41; Matthew 11:19; Luke 7:36-50; Luke 19:1-10; John 4:26; John 1:4; Luke 13:1-5; John 9:2f; Luke 8:43; John 11:1-44; Luke 18:18-30; Mark 10:20; Luke 12:13;


The problem which this paper attempts to study and solve: Can the non- directive or psychanalytic approaches to counseling subtly presupposed in most counseling literature be the modus operandi of the Christian minister when these approaches are examined against the attitudes and methods of Jesus towards individuals as recorded in the Gospels, especially chapters three and four of St. John?

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