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Self-Care: A Christian Perspective
Evangelical Review of Theology
  • Jeffery S. Gates, Cedarville University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2015
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
Citation Information
Jeffery S. Gates. "Self-Care: A Christian Perspective" Evangelical Review of Theology Vol. 39 Iss. 1 (2015) p. 4 - 17
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jeffery_gates/14/