The Practice of Pastoral Care
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Carrie Doehring
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-05 - Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp

The Practice of Pastoral Care has become a popular seminary textbook for courses in pastoral care and a manual for clinical pastoral education. In it, Doehring encourages counselors to view their ministry through a trifocal lens that incorporates premodern, modern, and postmodern approaches to religious and psychological knowledge. Doehring describes
The Practice of Pastoral Care
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Carrie Doehring
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Drawing on psychological, theological, and cultural studies on suffering, Carrie Doehring encourages counselors to view their ministry through trifocal lenses and include approaches that are premodern (apprehending God through religious rituals), modern (consulting rational and empirical sources), and postmodern (acknowledging the contextual nature of knowledge). Utilizing strategies from all three
Pastoral Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Eileen R. Campbell-Reed
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-11 - Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers

In Pastoral Imagination: Bringing the Practice of Ministry to Life, Eileen R. Campbell-Reed informs and inspires the practice of ministry through slices of on the ground learning experienced by seminarians, pastors, activists, and chaplains and gathered from qualitative studies of ministry. Each of the fifty chapters explores a single concept
A Theology of Pastoral Care
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Eduard Thurneysen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

From a thoroughly biblical viewpoint Eduard Thurneysen probes deeply into the nature and practice of pastoral care. His rich understanding of men, his experience in counseling, and his grasp of theological thought infuse his approach with vitality and truth. As he considers the basis of pastoral care, Thurneysen puts forward
An Introduction to Pastoral Care
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Charles V. Gerkin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

"With generative wisdom, Gerkin moves beyond the predominance of the psychotherapeutic paradigm in pastoral care to a dynamic, interactive process which balances faith, culture, community, and individual well-being. . . . Gerkin's history of pastoral care is skillful. . . . His analysis of the current transitions in the field