Pastoral Care and Hermeneutics


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The basic idea of this book derives from Paul Ricoeur's view that since texts and meaningful human actions are sufficiently similar, methods and theories developed for interpreting texts may also be used for interpreting human actions. Donald Capps applies this view to the broad range of pastoral actions and, in the process, formulates a unique and helpful hermeneutical model of pastoral care. Capps maintains that such a model can be extremely useful for understanding what a particular pastoral action means to those ...

Pastoral Care and Hermeneutics 2012, Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene, or

ISBN-13: 9781620323533

Trade paperback

Pastoral Care and Hermeneutics 2010, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780800617325

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