The Practice of Pastoral Care: A Postmodern Approach

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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 perspectives, Doehring describes the basic ingredients of a caregiving relationship, shows how to use the caregiver's life ...

The Practice of Pastoral Care: A Postmodern Approach 2006, Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN-13: 9780664226848

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