Healing Touch: The Church's Forgotten Language
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Healing Touch: The Church's Forgotten Language  -     By: William Oglesby

Healing Touch: The Church's Forgotten Language

Westminster John Knox Press / 1994 / Paperback

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In this helpful book, the author shows how clergy, friends, and congregations can reclaim the ancient practice of healing touch. He presents biblical principles that encourage wholesome behavior and protect against unhealthy touch. He provides a model for reflecting on touch in pastoral care, offers case studies that demonstrate how and when clients should be referred to body-work therapies, and provides congregations with guidance in designing appropriate healing services that include laying on of hands.

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Title: Healing Touch: The Church's Forgotten Language
By: William Oglesby
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1994
Weight: 8 ounces
ISBN: 0664251870
ISBN-13: 9780664251871
Stock No: WW4251870
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In this helpful book, Zach Thomas shows how clergy, friends, and congregations can reclaim the ancient practice of healing touch. He presents biblical principles that encourage wholesome behavior and protect against unhealthy touch. He provides a model for reflecting on touch in pastoral care, offers case studies that demonstrate how and when clients should be referred to body-work therapists, and provides congregations with guidance in designing appropriate healing services that include the laying on of hands.

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Zach Thomas is a certified bodywork therapist and minister. He has been a hospital chaplain and a parish minister. He is the founder of the National Association of Bodyworkers in Religious Service.

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