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The Pastor and the Patient

Kent RichmondDavid Middleton

The Pastor and the Patient

Kent RichmondDavid Middleton

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Practical guidebook for hospital visitation.

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After establishing a sound theological understanding of pastoral visitation, the authors examine the theological and ethical homework that the pastor must do as preparation for effectively doing hospital ministry. Concluding chapters deal with the patient's needs, the pastor's spiritual resources, the pastoral visit, and continued pastoral care after hospitalization.

Key Benefits: Helps pastors understand the hospital context/culture; Helps pastors deal with defense mechanisms of patients; Helps pastors recognize the healing functions of guiding, healing, and substaining; Helps pastors identify and utilize local resources within the hospital; Explains appropriate use of spiritual resources such as prayer, confession, and communion in the hospital sick room; Helps pastors and leaders to look inward at personal anxiety in the midst of illness



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About "The Pastor and the Patient"

Practical guidebook for hospital visitation.
- Publisher

After establishing a sound theological understanding of pastoral visitation, the authors examine the theological and ethical homework that the pastor must do as preparation for effectively doing hospital ministry. Concluding chapters deal with the patient's needs, the pastor's spiritual resources, the pastoral visit, and continued pastoral care after hospitalization.

Key Benefits: Helps pastors understand the hospital context/culture; Helps pastors deal with defense mechanisms of patients; Helps pastors recognize the healing functions of guiding, healing, and substaining; Helps pastors identify and utilize local resources within the hospital; Explains appropriate use of spiritual resources such as prayer, confession, and communion in the hospital sick room; Helps pastors and leaders to look inward at personal anxiety in the midst of illness


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Meet the Authors

Kent Richmond

Richmond is Chaplain, Coronary Intensive Care, Surgical Cardio-Vascular Intensive Care, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois.

David Middleton

Middleton is Professor of English at Trinity University.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 232656
  • Product Code 0687303524
  • EAN 9780687303526
  • Pages 144
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Nov 1992
  • Dimensions 218 x 138 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.190kg

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