Toward the Making of the Healing Practitioner
Understand and make use of the connections between health and religion to improve your practice!Research points to a clear link between people's religious beliefs and practices and their health. These developments have ushered in a new era in health care, in which meaning and purpose stand...
Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge
Therapists and Clergy Working Together
Learn how theology and psychology can work together to provide effective therapy!Shared Grace provides a framework within which mental health professionals and clergy can work together to provide people in need with appropriate psychological services and spiritual interventions. Breaking down the...
Published July 27th 2000 by Routledge
Do you understand what institutionalized children really need?Spiritual Care for Children Living in Specialized Settings: Breathing Underwater offers social service staff, child care workers, and youth ministers techniques and methods to create a common language and framework for interventions...
Published March 29th 2000 by Routledge
Reflections of a Hospital Chaplain
Witness the wonder of divine power when faith in God overcomes human frailty!Broken Bodies, Healing Hearts: Reflections of a Hospital Chaplain provides chaplains, doctors, nurses, psychologists, and counselors with insight into the experiences of individual hospital patients. You'll learn of the...
Published February 9th 2000 by Routledge
A Christian Perspective
Clarify your thinking on an issue that can tear families apart!Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Christian Perspective is the touching story of a woman’s daily struggles as a caregiver to her mother who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. You’ll learn how God’s presence in her life...
Published January 26th 2000 by Routledge
Pastoral Care for the Road to Change
Gain scientific and theological insight into OCD!The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Pastoral Care for the Road to Change delivers a provocative and stimulating discussion that is meant to inspire new areas of inquiry on this subject. As an OCD sufferer, pastoral counselor, mental health student, or...
Published January 11th 2000 by Routledge
Becoming Holy Through Difficult Times
Discover how negative experiences such as loneliness, depression, and anxiety can be opportunities for personal growth!Ways of the Desert: Becoming Holy Through Difficult Times analyzes the similarities and differences between spiritual and psychological experiences. This book shows religious...
Published January 2nd 2000 by Routledge
Explore a new way of pastoral care that enables caregivers to develop relationships and provide meaningful pastoral care to the children and youth they encounter! The Pastoral Care of Children focuses on the need for pastoral caregivers, clergy and chaplains to develop relationships with youths and...
Published September 20th 1999 by Routledge
AIDS and the African-American Church
Examining the black church’s response to AIDS, Somebody’s Knocking at Your Door: AIDS and the African-American Church analyzes sexual ethics and homophobia in the black church to provide pastors, social workers, and health professionals with intervention strategies for parishioners or members of...
Published November 17th 1998 by Routledge
The Challenges of Family Life and Pastoral Responsibilities
Describing the difficulties of balancing a career and family life, The Pastor’s Family: The Challenges of Family Life and Pastoral Responsibilities is a personal narrative that discusses the all-too-familiar practice of neglecting your family for your job. Pastors will learn the importance of...
Published October 6th 1998 by Routledge