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Ray S. Anderson - Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament: A Practical Theology for Professional Caregivers (Practical Theology Series) - 9781843107460 - V9781843107460
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Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament: A Practical Theology for Professional Caregivers (Practical Theology Series)

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Description for Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament: A Practical Theology for Professional Caregivers (Practical Theology Series) Paperback. The author explores spirituality in the context of the individual and of society, and discusses how those practicing pastoral or health care can deal with the issues raised outside of any religious ideas or practice. Anderson shows how professionals can help people move towards a more positive state in the face of pain, distress and illness. Series: Practical Theology. Num Pages: 192 pages, references, indices. BIC Classification: HRCX4; HRLP5; JKSN; MBNH9; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 162 x 11. Weight in Grams: 300.
This is not a book about theory, it is a book about life. This volume is in the excellent Practical Theology Series published by Jessica Kingsley and under the general editorship of John Swinton of Aberdeen University who writes the Foreword. Ray Anderson is an American pastor and academic of many years standing. His starting point is (pre) theoretical, arguing vigorously that practical theology has a particular end in view and therefore differs from the empirical (social) sciences. It is well worth sticking with his argument to see how it works out in practice. Early chapters with phrases in their ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Series
Practical Theology
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843107460
SKU
V9781843107460
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About Ray S. Anderson
Ray S. Anderson was Senior Professor of Theology and Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Previously a pastor, he held degrees from South Dakota State University, Fuller Theological Seminary, and the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D.). He was the author of more than 20 books, including The Shape of Practical Theology, On Being Human, Theology Death and Dying and ... Read more

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