Pastoral Counseling Across Cultures

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1986 - Religion - 408 pages
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In this book David Augsburger discusses the dynamics of pastoral care and counseling across cultural lines. Augsburger combines theology with global perspective and cultural sensitivity to posit an inclusive understanding of pastoral care. This book will be of great interest to pastoral counselors in both academic and practical contexts.

 

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pastoral care, counseling, multi-cultural

Contents

Foreword by Howard Clinebell
7
Introduction
13
The Universal the Cultural the Unique
48
Individualism Individuality and Solidarity
79
Inner Controls Outer Controls Balanced Controls
111
Values Worldviews and Pastoral Counseling
144
Family Family Theory and Therapy Across Cultures
175
Women and Men in CrossCultural Therapy
214
Ethical and Moral Issues in Counseling Across Cultures
244
Possession Shamanism and Healing Across Cultures
273
Mental Health and Mental Distress Across Cultures
313
Pastoral Psychotherapy Across Cultures
346
Bibliography
375
Index of Subjects
397
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David W. Augsburgeris Professor of Pastoral Counseling at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is the author of twenty books in pastoral counseling, marriage, and conflict and human relations, including Pastoral Counseling across Culturesand Helping People Forgive, both published by WJK.

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