Our society's religious diversity has complicated our understanding of
what it means to "care for souls." What core values and skills should
pastoral counselors embody? Inspired by Ann Belford Ulanov's work, this
introductory text explores how "healing wisdom" influences ministry
practices, human flourishing, and suffering and evil. Contributors
include Rodney Hunter, Pamela Cooper-White, and David Augsburger. More...
This explanation of classic theory features many relevant essays on
persons, ideas, and applications. Not only is the text organized
according to introductory counseling courses, but it is also a reference
tool of enduring value. More...
What's the root problem of our human condition? Do we essentially
suffer from pride or lack of self-esteem? Affirming Christian
conviction while critically engaging modern psychological theory,
Cooper offers insights ranging from Augustine to Freud to explore an
issue that powerfully informs our preaching, teaching, marriage,
parenting, politics, and more.
and Kevin Reimer in A Peaceable Psychology: Christian Therapy in a World of Many Cultures sound a clarion call to Christian clinicians to practice a very sensitive form of treatment... More...
By means of personal story, theological reflection and practical
suggestions for caregivers, Greene-McCreight takes readers into her
mind as she plunges from frantic ecstasy, to profound despair. With firm but never facile faith, she offers hope...More...
Dawn, who knows what it is to suffer from debilitating physical suffering, offers a remarkable book that seeks to help people who suffer from both physical and psychological illness navigate their faith journey through suffering. More...
Bridge the impasse between conflicting theories of Christian
counseling. Johnson's first-rate work of scholarship surveys the major
paradigms in the field, and then offers a framework for soul
care that's thoroughly researched, historically informed... More...
Modern psychology often seems at odds with Christian perspectives on
human nature. Can Christian counselors bridge the gap between the two
without compromising their beliefs? Representing different viewpoints,
four contributing scholars...More...