Products>Hospital Ministry: The Role of the Chaplain Today

Hospital Ministry: The Role of the Chaplain Today

Format: Digital
ISBN: 9781597528146


This helpful handbook explores the various roles chaplains fill, and the tasks they perform in the hospital setting. It examines procedural questions, ethics, and ministering in multicultural contexts suffused by grief, anxiety, and loss. This book includes a forward by ethicist and life-long minister Martin E. Marty.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

More chaplain’s resources are available in the Wipf & Stock Chaplain’s Ministry Collection.

  • Explains the chaplain’s tasks in a hospital setting
  • Provides practical tools for counseling
  • Examines how to minister to people suffering from grief and anxiety
Admirably captures both the experiential and conceptual dimensions of the work of the hospital chaplain. As such, this book serves equally well as an introduction to pastoral care for medical personnel, patients, and clergy, and as an important addition to the professional literature of the pastoral care field.

Journal of the American Medical Association

A timely, intelligent, and highly readable book.

The Christian Century

Chaplaincy as proposed and practiced by Holst et al is prophetic and contributes to rediscovering the interrelationship between faith, attitude, and healing.

Journal of Pastoral Care

  • Title: Hospital Ministry: The Role of the Chaplain Today
  • Author: Lawrence E. Holst
  • Publisher: Wipf and Stock
  • Print Publication Date: 2006
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Church work with the sick; Chaplains, hospital; Hospital departments; Religion and medicine; Pastoral care
  • ISBNs: 9781597528146, 1597528145
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-06-05T15:34:32Z

Lawrence E. Holst was a Lutheran minister and hospital chaplain. He wrote Toward a Creative Chaplaincy.