Asquith retains the heart of this 1990 reference, which was described as "the best of its kind to appear in many years. It is truly a monumental accomplishment. One cannot imagine a pastor, church, clinical pastoral educational program, medical ethics program or mental health center without a copy,"---Christian Century. 328 pages, softcover. Abingdon.
The Concise Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling is a condensed version of the Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, first published in 1990, with new and updated articles. This book provides classic and key articles that explain current theories, trends, and practices in the field of Pastoral Care and Counseling.
Contents include: Definitions; History and Biography; Issues of Power and Difference; Interfaith Issues and Methods; Clinical Method; and Pastoral Theological Method.