Society’s views of sadness and depression have changed.

Posted on February 5, 2013 · Posted in Culture

“Charles Hodges gave himself a big assignment: to explain how societies views of sadness and depression have changed so that they are seen almost completely as medical problems experienced by rapidly growing numbers of people. He documents how an increased reliance on medication has not used people’s pain but complicated it. In this fascinating book, Hodges summarizes scientific research in away that allows readers to make up their own minds, and he illustrates how biblical counseling leads sufferers the answers they seek. He demonstrates confidence in Scripture, respect for sound medical-practice, and compassion and hope for his patients and counseling clients. This book is worth reading.”

Susan Lutz, Biblical Counselor, pastor’s wife, editor

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Jay Younts
John A. (Jay) Younts is the Shepherd Press blogger, and is a ruling elder serving at Redeemer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Moore, South Carolina. He has written Everyday Talk, Everyday Talk About Sex & Marriage, Finding the Right Track, the In Touch With Paul stewardship series, and What About War. He has studied and taught about biblical childrearing for 30 years. He and his late wife Ruth have five adult children.