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Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel
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Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel


Baker 1987

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Pastoral Counsel deals directly with the nature of the counseling relationship, the metaphors of soul care (from medicine, guidance, and education), the elements of a therapeutic relationship, the timing of good counsel, pastoral discernment, language and silence in counsel, truth-telling and deception, admonition and discipline, care of the conscience, anticipations of modern psychotherapy by classical writers, and dynamics of the self-alienating will.

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  • Title: Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel
  • Author: Thomas C. Oden
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 297

About Thomas C. Oden

Thomas C. Oden is Henry Anson Buttz Professor of Theology at the Theological School, Drew University. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University.

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