2006 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sigmund Freud. Many of Freud’s ideas are no longer accepted, while others are still embraced. What no one disputes is that he is the father of analysis and psychotherapy. In what is a strange irony, Freud was able to help others , but never able to help himself. He died of cancer in 1939 because he was unable to break himself of an addiction to cigars, having smoked a box a day even after having had his jaw removed.


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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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