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ISBN-13: 9780739123614
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 06/23/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Leonard Hummel is associate professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. Jane F. Maynard is currently serving as Priest in Charge at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Medina, WA. Mary Clark Moschella is professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Yale Divinity School.

Table of Contents

Figures ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Pastoral Bearings: Lived Religion and Pastoral Theology Jane F. Maynard Mary Clark Moschella Leonard Hummel 1

Part I Congregations, Bodies, and Theology

2 Theological Reflection and Theories of Practice: Rethinking Normative Memory as if Bodies Matter Mary McClintock Fulkerson 23

3 Weaving a Communal Narrative: Agape United Methodist Church Karen D. Scheib Barbara Hedges-Goetti 43

4 Culture-Coded Care: Ecclesial Beliefs, Practices, and Artifacts in Response to Illness Susan J.Dunlap 75

5 Homeless in Seattle: A Lived Religion of Hospitality Sharon G. Thornton 91

Part II Gender Positive Care: Re-writing Dis/abiiity, Denominational History, and Unchurched Religion

6 Resisting Stares and Stereotypes: Affirming Life Janet E. Schaller 121

7 Baptist Clergywomen's Narratives: Reinterpreting the Southern Baptist Convention Schism Eileen R. Campbell-Reed 143

8 "Spiritual But Not Religious": How Small Groups in America Redefine Religion Jean Heriot 179

Part III Intercultural Nuance

9 Lively Choruses: Relational Dance with God Lonnie Yoder 211

10 Pastoral Care and Counseling in Independent Evangelical Charismatic Churches in Ghana: A Barthian Theological Perspective Esther E. Acolatse 235

11 Religion in Thailand: Pastoral Theological Reflection from the Perspective of Thai Buddhist Monks Siroj Sorajjakool 261

Select Bibliography 283

Index 289

About the Contributors 295

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