Men in our culture are experiencing various crises to which pastors and pastoral caregivers are called to respond. These crises include changing role definitions, gender expectations, and diminishing economic opportunities, in light of which men need new foundations for self-esteem and identity and new support for changing. With their different experiences and specialties, the contributors to The Care of Men examine some of those crises and provide helpful ideas for caregivers in diverse situations with diverse populations of men.
Christie Cozad Neuger is Professor of Pastoral Theology at United Theological Seminary of The Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnesota. She has local church and hospital pastoral experience. She is currently co-authoring with Howard Clinebell the latest revision of Basic Types of Pastoral Care and Counseling.
(2001) James Poling is professor of pastoral theology, care and counseling at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. He has also taught at Colgate Rochester Divinity School, New York, and Bethany Theological Seminary, Oak Brook, Illinois. He is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
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