William James Archive

Should Christians Take Antidepressants?

“[Depression] is a positive and active anguish, a sort of psychical neuralgia wholly unknown to normal life.” —William James, Varieties of Religious Experience1 Should Christians take antidepressants? Or is there spiritual benefit in suffering through depressed moods? Are antidepressants overprescribed? Are they more harmful than helpful? How should Christians think about antidepressant therapy? How thoughtful […]