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Healing Touch

Zach Thomas

Healing Touch

Zach Thomas

$55.00

Paperback
145 Pages

- Publisher When Jesus ministered, he often used touch. Yet this human act makes many people uneasy. In this helpful book, Zach Thomas provides fresh perspectives on the practical meanings of touch for the faith community. He criticizes the church for its mind/body split and suggests a more wholesome path to using healing touch.

- Publisher 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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About "Healing Touch"

145 Pages
- Publisher

When Jesus ministered, he often used touch. Yet this human act makes many people uneasy. In this helpful book, Zach Thomas provides fresh perspectives on the practical meanings of touch for the faith community. He criticizes the church for its mind/body split and suggests a more wholesome path to using healing touch.
- Publisher

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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Meet the Author

Zach Thomas

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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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 162052
  • Product Code 0664251870
  • EAN 9780664251871
  • Pages 168
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jun 1994
  • Dimensions 196 x 132 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.009kg

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