Faithful aging is not simple aging; it is growing old. It is embracing not only the challenges of a long life, but engaging the possibilities of creativity and...
Bonhoeffer says spiritual care is a function of the congregation and that it is an aspect of the broader, more encompassing activity of proclamation. In...
This book explores the relationship between the practices of pastoral care and the practices of spiritual direction with the aim of enabling pastoral...
The Gift to Listen, the Courage to Hear interweaves listening techniques with spiritual principles that emphasize the importance of listening and provide a...
Aging, Spirituality, and Religion, Volume 1 published in 1995 by Fortress Press, provided the sociological, psychological, and theological perspectives for...
Based on her twenty years of teaching and on her own experience in pastoral care, Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner has written a basic pastoral-care text to assist in...
Understanding one's personal issues and emotional reactions—one's "countertransference"—has long been recognized as a core competency in ministry....
This book examines the ways religion and spirituality are experienced by aging persons within an aging society. It aims to encompass the wholeness of the...
Pastoral care has been traditionally understood as pastoral acts administered to individuals or small groups by an ordained or lay religious practitioner. As congregations in the twenty-first century begin to reclaim the missional nature of church, this view must be broadened to include care and concern for the needs of the larger community. In Beyond Church Walls, Rick Rouse articulates precisely what a missional approach to pastoral care looks like—and the substantial impact it can have on congregations and communities.$19.00
Among the topics treated are: Christian ethics as community ethics Charting the moral life Elements of character formation Character and social structure...
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