When Faith Is Tested: Pastoral Responses to Suffering and Tragic Death

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Fortress Press, 1997 - Religion - 85 pages
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Written by a new generation of recognized experts in pastoral care, these brief, foundational books offer practical advice to pastors on the most frequent dilemmas of pastoral care and counseling.
 

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Contents

Before You Enter
3
Assessing What Sufferers Seek
14
Answers to the Theological Why Me?
19
Theodicy The Problem of Evil
26
Karl Barth Speaks Out on Evil
35
Pastoral Care Where Theology Touches Down
49
Ministry in the Trenches
57
Now That the Funerals Over
69
A Plea for Mystery
73
Conclusion
78
Notes
80
Selected Bibliography
84
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