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Pastoral Care and Counseling with Latino/AS

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ISBN-10: 0800638204

ISBN-13: 9780800638207

Edition: 2006

Authors: R. Esteban Montilla, Ferney Medina

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The Latino population is a pastorally challenging polyculture. This diversity requires spiritual caregivers to approach every Hispanic individual with humbleness. "Cada persona es un mundo," "every person is a world," says Montilla. To equip professionals in ministry for their ministry with and for Latino/as, Montilla centers his presentation on families and rituals at the heart and soul of the Hispanic community as the key to caregiving. In that context he unfolds a variegated picture of the particular cultural guideposts for Latinas and Latinos in the U.S. today, especially their symbols and rituals, attitudes toward health and healing, abiding faith, and contemporary quest for creative…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: 1517 Media
Publication date: 4/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.52" wide x 7.92" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Editor's Foreword
Introduction: Pastoral Care and Counseling from a Latino/a Perspective
Background and Overview of the Latino/a Culture
The Pastoral Caregiver as Person
A Biblical Model of Pastoral Care and Counseling
The Community as Healing Agent
A Latino/a View of Suffering and Illness
Ethics from a Latino/a Perspective
Education and Learning in the Latino/a Population
A Latino/a View of Human Sexuality
Caring for the Family
Pastoral Strategies for Issues of Discrimination and Racism
Closing Remarks: Listening-Choosing the Best Part