In Living Stories Donald Capps make a forceful cas for the importance of pastoral couseling in the life of a congregation. Arguing convincingly for a "paradigmatic revolution," Capps offers a radically new model that gives systematically and constructive attention to the way people actually "story" this lives-inspirationally, paradoxically, or miraculously. Through such engagement , pastors can help people discover their own stories, discern the shape and direction fo those stories, and move constructively to find new understnanding so more hopeful possibilities in thies life situations.
Capps explains how people "story" their lives -- inspirationally, paradoxically, or miraculously, then shows pastors how they can help people discover their own "story" discern its shape and direction, and move constructively to find new understandings or possibilities.
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