All posts by Alex R. Wendel

Alex R. Wendel is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Louisiana and a PhD student in Counselor Education and Supervision at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) where he also completed a Master of Arts in Counseling and a Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics. His research and writing interests include biblical and theological foundations of counseling and the intersection and integration of counseling theory and Christian theology. Sometimes he tweets about it @Alex_R_Wendel.

Modern (Psycho)Social Imaginaries: Towards a Taylorian Critique of Pop-Psychology

Do we really need another essay about Charles Taylor? I think so. What I am interested in briefly exploring here is how Taylor’s work, specifically in A Secular Age, can help us understand the draw people feel towards pop psychology...

/ February 8, 2022

The Hole in Our Soul Care: Searching for a Road Forward for Pastoral Care

Early in his book The Logic of the Body: Retrieving Theological Psychology, Matthew LaPine comments that, unfortunately, “there is a path out of the church that runs through the counselor’s office” (p. 36). As a Christian and a counselor I...

/ April 12, 2021