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According to existentialism, the significance of life is acquired through the occurrence that we as individuals undergo through in our daily lives which in turn consist of apparent paradoxes, since everyone has his/her own way of thinking. Existentialism provides an incredible solution to the venom of contemporary scientific reasoning and it doesn't offer time for religious convictions. Our convictions, can be correct, but as Paul teaches in 1 Cor. 2:7: "But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:" therefore it is true that existentialism prizes the act of faith "on the strength of the absurd" as it is said by Kierkegaard. Existential councilor's major role is to smooth up the development of their patients getting to appreciate themselves; and in joint cooperation with them realize along with making the patients self-aware concerning their own standards and beliefs. Existential therapist's is to be self-aware and able to discern their biases, to be available of entering their patient's humanity with an open mind (Powazek, 2006).
Conversely, the predecessor of person-centered therapy was Carl Rogers and his viewpoint was mainly centered in liberal humanism. Moreover, humanistic psychotherapies postulate that every human being have absolute freedom of action (May, 1982). He assumed that all human beings have innate intuition to search for 'self-actualization' and as a result it did not enforce any control whatsoever; our freedom guided us towards our own happiness as well as collective accord. For example, person-centered therapy foundations are completely antichrist because principles expose the society's core dilemma being hypocrisy and faked feelings. Matt 23:28 teaches that "Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness".
Although, every so often existentialism is critically assessed for rationalizing the know-how of patients, its chief objective is solely to degree that thinking, analyzing and self-awareness are 'rational' behavior. The major flaw of person-centered therapy is concerning its major view that is based on humanistic standpoint. The main substance given to the self is in dispute with the biblical perception of man, in addition to veneration of human race. Conversely, Rogers is visionary optimistic in denial of man's fallen state and he considers the fruits of flesh as self-actualization being joy and love, whilst the Christians considers these as fruits of the spirit (Powazek, 2006).