The Search For Compassion / Edition 1

The Search For Compassion / Edition 1

by Andrew Purves
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664250653

ISBN-13: 9780664250652

Pub. Date: 10/01/1989

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

The meaning of compassion is more than just sympathy, empathy, pity, and concern. Compassion has a theological meaning. In this book, Andrew Purves sees compassion as the center of pastoral care, holding theology, spirituality, and ministry together. He examines how a renewed compassion gives ministry shape and content which "grows out of the life of God, and God's

Overview

The meaning of compassion is more than just sympathy, empathy, pity, and concern. Compassion has a theological meaning. In this book, Andrew Purves sees compassion as the center of pastoral care, holding theology, spirituality, and ministry together. He examines how a renewed compassion gives ministry shape and content which "grows out of the life of God, and God's care for the world."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664250652
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/01/1989
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
908,332
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

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