Jewish Pastoral Care A Practical Handbook from Traditional and Contemporary Sources

ISBN-10: 1580230784

ISBN-13: 9781580230780

Edition: 2001

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: LongHill Partners, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, MSW, MAJCS, BCC, is a pioneer in forging a fresh vision for the second half of life. She is a spiritual guide, social innovator, scholar, and author of Jewish Visions for Aging: A Professional Guide to Fostering Wholeness and editor of Jewish Pastoral Care: A Practical Handbook from Traditional and Contemporary Sources. She founded and directed Hiddur: The Center for Aging and Judaism of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Rabbi Friedman offers training, consulting and spiritual guidance through Growing Older (, her Philadelphia-based national practice.

Introduction: Hitlavut Ruchanit: Spiritual Accompanying
The Gift of Healing Relationship: A Theology of Jewish Pastoral Carep. 3
Bikur Cholim: A Paradigm for Pastoral Caringp. 16
Wresting Blessings: A Pastoral Response to Sufferingp. 35
PaRDeS: A Model for Presence in Hitlavut Ruchanitp. 60
Foundations of Jewish Pastoral Care: Skills and Techniquesp. 77
Jewish Spiritual Assessmentp. 104
Prayer and Presencep. 125
From the Depths: The Use of Psalmsp. 150
Spiritual Nurture for Jewish Pastoral Caregiversp. 172
Jewish Spiritual Care in the Acute Care Hospitalp. 187
Preparing for the Chupah: Premarital Counselingp. 205
Responding to Domestic Violencep. 237
Confronting Addictionp. 264
Letting Their Faces Shine: Accompanying Aging People and Their Familiesp. 286
Walking in the Valley of the Shadow: Caring for the Dying and Their Loved Onesp. 317
Grief and Bereavementp. 342
Trauma: A Jewish Pastoral Responsep. 375
Para-Chaplaincy: A Communal Response to the Ill and Sufferingp. 396
Glossaryp. 410
Index of Terms and Conceptsp. 413
Index of Classical Sources Cited (Biblical and Rabbinic)p. 421
About Jewish Lightsp. 427
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