--Journal of the American Medical Association
""A good handbook for any chaplain; certainly for anyone interested in this ministry.""
""A timely, intelligent and highly readable book . . . . It will surely become a classic in the field.""
--The Christian Century
""An excellent resource in a field where there has, to this time, not been too much published.""
""Chaplaincy as proposed and practiced by Holst et al. is prophetic and contributes to rediscovering the interrelationship between faith, attitude and healing.""
--Journal of Pastoral Care
""Highly recommended not only to chaplains, but also to administrators, C.P.E. supervisors, and other health care professionals, as well as to the larger public which is also affected by the future of health care.""
The contributors include twelve staff chaplains of the Division of Pastoral Care, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, in addition to a church historian, an ethicist, a research psychologist, and an expert on substance abuse.
|Publisher:||Wipf & Stock Publishers|
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About the Author
Table of Contents
Foreword Martin E. Marty vii
Preface Lawrence E. Holst xii
Part I The Hospital Chaplain: Context and Identity 1
1 A Ministry of Paradox in a Place of Paradox Lawrence E. Holst 3
2 The Hospital Chaplain: Between Worlds Lawrence E. Holst 12
3 Change in Perceived Need, Value, and Role of Hospital Chaplains Raymond G. Carey 28
4 The Hospital Chaplain: One Role, Many Functions Lawrence E. Holst 42
Part II The Hospital Chaplain: Listening to the Voices of Suffering 53
5 Hospitalization: A Rite of Passage John Katonah 55
6 The Random Initial Visit Lawrence E. Holst 68
7 The Voices on Obstetrics: Participants and Partners Susan Johnson Kline 79
8 The Voices on Pediatrics: Walking with Children and Parents Jim Arnold 93
9 The Voices on a Surgical Unit: The Loss of Control Marion Kanaly 107
10 The Voices on Cancer Care: A Lens Unfocused and Narrowed Alden Sproull 118
11 The Voices on Coronary Care: A Confrontation with Vulnerability Robert Stromberg 127
12 The Voices of the Dying and the Bereaved: A Bridge Between Loss and Growth Leroy Joesten 139
13 The Voices on Psychiatry: Inner Tumult and the Quest for Meaning Willard Wagner 151
14 The Voices of Substance Abuse: A Spiritual Perspective Carl Anderson 163
Part III The Hospital Chaplain: Many Other Functions 173
15 The Chaplain as Administrator Lawrence E. Holst 175
16 The Chaplain and the Crisis in Ethics Kenneth Vaux 186
17 The Chaplain as Peripatetic Teacher Arthur Bickel David Middleton 200
18 The Chaplain and Lay Ministry Florence Flynn Smithe 212
Part IV The Hospital Chaplain in the Future 227
19 The Chaplain in the Future: Threats andOpportunities Lawrence E. Holst 229