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When Faith Is Tested: Pastoral Responses to Suffering and Tragic Death

by Zurheide, Jeffry R.

Fortress Press 1997

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Overview

When a religious caregiver visits a person who is suffering and dying or who is grieving a tragic death, questions arise concerning faith in God's goodness and power. This book deals with the pastor's preparation to deal with personal and cosmic issues of suffering and justice. Zurheide includes suggestions for conducting conversations with the dying.

Praise for the Print Edition

When a religious caregiver visits a person who is suffering and dying or who is grieving a tragic death, questions arise concerning faith in God's goodness and power. This book deals with the pastor's preparation to deal with personal and cosmic issues of suffering and justice. Zurheide includes suggestions for conducting conversations with the dying.

—Donald Capps

Product Details

  • Title: When Faith Is Tested: Pastoral Responses to Suffering and Tragic Death
  • Authors: Jeffry R. Zurheide and Howard W. Stone
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Pages: 96

About the Authors

Jeffry R. Zurheide is Pastor of Wilton Baptist Church in Wilton, Connecticut. A former hospital chaplain, he holds the D. Min. in pastoral care and counseling from Brite Divinity School and is a member of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.

Howard W. Stone is a psychologist, marriage and family therapist, a pastoral counselor, the author or editor of many books in the Fortress Press Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling series, and a professor emeritus at Texas Christian University. Two previous editions of Crisis Counseling have sold 45,000 copies in the United States and have been published in six other countries.

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