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School Chaplaincy

Author : David Pohlmann
ISBN : 1925208427
Genre : School chaplains
File Size : 49.77 MB
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Category: School chaplains

A Handbook Of Chaplaincy Studies

Author : Christopher Swift
ISBN : 9781317187998
Genre : Religion
File Size : 64.20 MB
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A Handbook of Chaplaincy Studies explores fundamental issues and critical questions in chaplaincy, spanning key areas of health care, the prison service, education and military chaplaincy. Leading authors and practitioners in the field present critical insight into the challenges and opportunities facing those providing professional spiritual care. From young men and women in the military and in custody, to the bedside of those experiencing life’s greatest traumas, this critical examination of the role played by the chaplain offers a fresh and informed understanding about faith and diversity in an increasingly secular society. An invaluable compendium of case-studies, academic reflection and critical enquiry, this handbook offers a fresh understanding of traditional, contemporary and innovative forms of spiritual practice as they are witnessed in the public sphere. Providing a wide-ranging appraisal of chaplaincy in an era of religious complexity and emergent spiritualities, this pioneering book is a major contribution to a relatively underdeveloped field and sets out how the phenomenon of chaplaincy can be better understood and its practice more robust and informed.
Category: Religion

Time For Reflection

Author : Steve Younger
ISBN : 9780715209929
Genre : Religion
File Size : 29.61 MB
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Time for Reflection is a comprehensive handbook for school chaplains and all with responsibility for ensuring the spiritual development of children and young people. It offers clear and essential guidance on a wide variety of topics: • the role of chaplains in relation to pupils, parents, staff and the whole school community • guidelines on appointing chaplains • codes of conduct • involving chaplains in the delivery of curriculum content • chaplaincy and pastoral care • chaplaincy and crisis support • a practical theology of chaplaincy. In addition, busy chaplains will welcome the range of tried and tested ideas for assemblies and other acts of religious observance, and the directory of online resources for chaplaincy ministry. Framed within Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence, and grounded in academic research, new and experienced chaplains everywhere will find Time for Reflection an invaluable guide.
Category: Religion

A Vital Ministry

Author : John Caperon
ISBN : 9780334052197
Genre : Religion
File Size : 22.26 MB
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A Vital Ministry describes the situation of the ‘post-millennium’ generation of the young as threatening to their human flourishing. Their economic, political and cultural context is potentially oppressive, and the education system in this country no longer seeks to provide ‘spiritual capital’ to resource the young. The special role of Church of England schools is to provide a holistic education which values the spiritual dimension, genuinely encouraging the personal and spiritual development of young people as ‘children of God’. Drawing on the testimony both of school chaplains and school students, the book argues that the chaplain’s ministry of pastoral care has a key part to play in the fostering of personal spiritual development, and that the role of the chaplain as a liturgical leader can open up the spiritual realm for students. The Church needs to take seriously this vital but neglected ministry, the book concludes, arguing for better recognition, professional support and development.
Category: Religion

State And Religion

Author : Renae Barker
ISBN : 9781134850808
Genre : Religion
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With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages, have also been faced with the question of how the state and religion should relate to one another. Countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and the United States have all had to grapple with how to manage the state-religion relationship in the present day. This book provides a comprehensive historical review of the interaction of the state and religion in Australia. It brings together multiple examples of areas in which the state and religion interact, and reviews these examples across Australia’s history from settlement through to present day. The book sets this story within a wider theoretical context via an examination of theories of state-religion relationships as well as a comparison with other similar common law jurisdictions. The book demonstrates how the solutions arrived at in Australia is uniquely Australian owing to Australia’s unique legal system, religious demographics and history. However this is just one possible outcome among many that have been tried in common law liberal democracies.
Category: Religion

At The Heart Of Education

Author : James Norman
ISBN : 1853907529
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A reader for those who study as well as practice pastoral care in schools.
Category: Family & Relationships

Global Youth Ministry

Author : Terry D. Linhart
ISBN : 9780310410553
Genre : Religion
File Size : 64.32 MB
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As the world's youth population continues to grow and interact globally in an instant through blogging, texting, and social networking, youth ministry is adapting in equal fashion. Authors Terry Linhart and David Livermore offer advice that's substantiated by more than twenty prominent worldwide youth leaders: be prepared. Global Youth Ministry is the first textbook to recognize the phenomenon of global youth ministry and to coordinate leading youth ministry voices in a discussion of the theological, theoretical, sociocultural, and historical issues that shape ministries around the world. Traditionally, students of international youth ministries have had to wade through a range of sources, perspectives, and agendas. This versatile text distills all that, and focuses on real-world experiences, challenges, and issues that are part of international ministries. This book is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate-level students and youth ministry leaders who have a heart for missions, social awareness and spiritual empathy, and a desire to serve young people around the world.
Category: Religion

Taking God To School

Author : Marion Maddox
ISBN : 9781743315712
Genre : Education
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In Australia's public schools, students are now routinely exposed to evangelism from very conservative Christian groups. Marion Maddox uncovers the surprising impact of these groups on once secular public schooling, and the ways in which governments have been persuaded to support their cause.
Category: Education