Item description for Living Stories: Pastoral Counseling in Congregational Context by Donald Capps & Donald Capp...
Overview In Living Stories Donald Capps make a forceful cas for the importance of pastoral couseling in the life of a congregation. Arguing convincingly for a "paradigmatic revolution," Capps offers a radically new model that gives systematically and constructive attention to the way people actually "story" this lives-inspirationally, paradoxically, or miraculously. Through such engagement , pastors can help people discover their own stories, discern the shape and direction fo those stories, and move constructively to find new understnanding so more hopeful possibilities in thies life situations.
Publishers Description Capps explains how people "story" their lives -- inspirationally, paradoxically, or miraculously, then shows pastors how they can help people discover their own "story" discern its shape and direction, and move constructively to find new understandings or possibilities.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.04" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Jan 5, 1998
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800630734 ISBN13 9780800630737
Availability 0 units.
More About Donald Capps & Donald Capp
Donald Capps is Princeton Theological Seminary's William Harte Felmeth Professor of Pastoral Theology and an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He is the author of numerous books, including Jesus: A Psychological Biography, Fragile Connections, and Giving Counsel from Chalice Press.
Donald Capps currently resides in Princeton, in the state of New Jersey. Donald Capps has an academic affiliation as follows - Princeton Theological Seminary Princeton Theological Seminary, USA Pri.