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- The Lutterworth Press 2012; US$ 28.50
Grace for the Injured Self shows the reader how the 'self psychology' developed by Heinz Kohut can be an influential theory for pastoral care. The late Kohut affirmed that religion is not only an expression of the self, but can also sustain the self in the alliance between faith and grace, with self psychology and empathy.Cooper and Randall... more...
- Publish Green 2010; US$ 9.99
Bob Russell graduated from Cincinnati Bible Seminary in 1965 and became the Senior Minister of Southeast Christian Church in 1966, a new church with 120 members. When he retired in 2006 the church was one of the largest in America with over 18,000 people attending four weekend worship services. As Bob considered his retirement and noted the numerous... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2010; US$ 31.50
Meet me at the Palaver shows the damaging impact of colonial Christianity on indigenous African communities. The book opens with stories of destructive change brought to indigenous contexts, where in the culture, values, religion, and humanity of African peoples were often marginalized. Mucherera argues for a holistic narrative pastoral counseling... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2010; US$ 31.50
While in Genesis 2-11 the Yahwist confronts the issue of evil through a sequence of stories on the progressive deterioration of the divine-human relationship, in Genesis 4 he describes the initial slaughter of one human being by another as fratricidal. This book provides a close reading of J's story by using literary criticism and psychological... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 43.00
`Beautifully clearly written. This is a text for those who are not experts in ethics or moral reflection. It provides a lucid introduction to the field' - Stephen Pattison, Cardiff University Pastoral Care & Counselling provides an accessible framework for understanding the role of the pastoral care worker and the ethical dimensions of practice.... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 26.95
The meaning of pastoral care in modern multicultural societies is challenged and re-examined from a pluralistic, global perspective in this book. Lartey stresses the importance of recognizing different cultural influences on individuals in order to effectively counsel, guide and empower them. He provides a concise history of pastoral care. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 44.00
Explores the practice of counselling in the context of traditional ministries of pastoral care within the Christian Church, and in the context of other world religions with a concern for the spiritual dimension of life. It gives an account of the development of pastoral counselling in Britain and other parallel movements in major world religions. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99
This all-in-one guide is designed to better equip clergy to meet their churches' needs in a spiritually grounded and scientifically sound manner. Succinct, easy-to-read chapters summarize all a pastor needs to know about a given problem area, including its signs or symptoms, questions to ask, effective helping skills, and, most importantly, when to... more...