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Listening for the Soul:
Challenges clergy to take seriously the relationship between pastoral care and spiritual direction.
Integrates theological and psychological insights with issues of spiritual life and formation.
Includes a chapter on the spiritual formation of children.
Provides practical guidance for integrating spiritual direction with pastoral care.
Tends to the pastoral caregivers own needs for spiritual deepening Includes reflection questions and case studies to enable the text to function on both the individual reader and classroom levels.
|Introduction: Listening for the Soul Again||1|
|1||Soul Inquiry: Evocative Listening for the Soul||15|
|2||Contemplative Living: A Preventative and Restorative Approach||37|
|3||The Soul's Rhythm: Death and Resurrection||73|
|4||Credible Caregivers: Sustaining Spiritual Practices||107|
|5||Soul Companions: Listening for the Soul in Daily Life and Work||135|
|6||Children's Spirituality: Listening for the Soul of the Child||155|
|7||Toward Complementarity: Pastoral Care and Spiritual Direction||187|
|Epilogue: Signs of Soulful Pastoral Care||197|
|App||A Case Study: Listening for the Soul||199|