Library Faculty Publications

Title

Self-Care: A Christian Perspective

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2015

Journal Title

Evangelical Review of Theology

Volume

39

Issue

1

First Page

4

Last Page

17

Abstract

This article discusses a study which looks into personal self-care within a Christian perspective. Topics discussed include a scenario involving a 30-year-old pregnant woman with severe depression who came to see a pastor for counselling and what advice the pastor should give her, including helping her gain a biblical understanding of her relationship with God, others, and herself. The article some suggestions on how people can care for themselves while loving God and others.

Keywords

Self-care, religious life, depression

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