Pastoral Care and Counseling

Redefining the Paradigms

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Pastoral Care and Counseling
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Published June 2004

Pastoral Care and Counseling has changed radically since the publication of the Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling. Rapid changes have occurred in theological, social, and medical contexts broadening the understanding of care. The shift from the "living human document" to the "living human web" both enriches and challenges the study and practice of pastoral theology. Just as the Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling defined the field of Pastoral Care, this volume brings the field current. Edited by Nancy J. Ramsay.  Contributors for the essays include Nancy J. Ramsay, Joretta L. Marshall, Emmanuel Y. Lartey, Christie Cozad Neuger, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, and Loren L. Townsend. Topics include: Pastoral Theology; Public Theology; Power and Difference; Globalization, Internationalization, and Indigenization; Training in Clinical Ministry; Methodology.

About the Authors

Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

2001 BONNIE J. MILLER-MCLEMORE is Professor of Pastoral Theology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She was also a Henry Luce Fellow for the 1999-2000 academic term. Her work has been recognized by the Lilly Foundation's Child in theology project and Family, Religion and Culture project. She has prior experience as a pastoral psychotherapist and chaplain.

Christie Cozad Neuger

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.

Emmanuel Y. Lartey

Professor of Pastoral Theology and Care at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia

Joretta L. Marshall

Academic Dean and Professor of Pastoral Theology and Care at Eden Theological Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri.