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1. Dinkins, Burrell & Losoney. “Grief” (article on reserve shelf) 6 2. Shelly, Judith Allen. Spiritual Care: A Guide for Caregivers. 3. Frederic, Harold. The Damnation of Theron Ware. (I suggest that you read this novel as soon as possible.) 4. Kollar, Charles Allen: Solution-Focused Pastoral Counseling (This is our basic text for the theory and practice of pastoral counseling) 5. Kuenning, Delores. Helping People Through Grief. (Many students find this to be a very emotional book. You may want to read a few chapters at a time.) 6. Nichols, Michael P. The Lost Art of Listening: (This is the best book available for learning how to really listen and to discover why this is so difficult to do.) 7. Steinborn, Melvin. Can the Pastor Do It Alone. 8. Steinke, Peter. How Your Church Family Works. (Read this as soon as possible. We will use it early in the semester.) 9. Niklas, Gerald R. The Making of a Pastoral Person (Chapters Three – Nine)

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January 2004


Asbury Theological Seminary


PC510, Florida, Pastoral, Spring, Care



PC 510 The Servant as Pastoral Care Giver