Grounded in the Living Word: The Old Testament and Pastoral Care Practices

Grounded in the Living Word: The Old Testament and Pastoral Care Practices

by Denise Dombkowski Hopkins, Michael Sherwood Koppel
     
 


Grounded in the Living Word responds to the disconnect between pastoral care and biblical interpretation in a unique — and much-needed — manner. In this cross-disciplinary conversation Denise Dombkowski Hopkins and Michael S. Koppel engage the inter­sections between biblical stories and human stories in order to assist care practitioners and Bible…  See more details below

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Grounded in the Living Word responds to the disconnect between pastoral care and biblical interpretation in a unique — and much-needed — manner. In this cross-disciplinary conversation Denise Dombkowski Hopkins and Michael S. Koppel engage the inter­sections between biblical stories and human stories in order to assist care practitioners and Bible interpreters in the transformative work of healing pastors, communities, and ultimately, creation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802863683
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/23/2010
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Denise Dombkowski Hopkins is Woodrow W. and Mildred B. Professor of Biblical Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

Michael S. Koppel is associate professor of pastoral theology and Congregational Care at Wesley Theological Seminary.

The William Marcellus McPheeters Professor emeritus of OldTestament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur,Georgia. He is the author of numerous biblical commentariesand scholarly works, including A Social Reading of theOld Testament, The Threat of Life, Theologyof the Old Testament, and TheProphetic Imagination.

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