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Handbook of spirituality for ministers

Author: Robert J Wicks
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©1995-<©2000>
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Here is a practical book for persons involved in or considering entering the field of ministry. It covers an array of topics relevant to professionals' daily work in pastoral care.


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ISBN: 0809135213 9780809135219 0809139715 9780809139712
OCLC Number: 30978976
Description: volumes <1-2> ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1. Introduction / Robert J. Wicks --
Part I. Prayer and spiritual guidance --
Teaching others to pray / William A. Barry --
Players and coaches / M. Basil Pennington --
A brief reflection on prayer / Maurice Flood --
Spiritual guidance in today's world / Carolyn Gratton --
Basics in spiritual direction / Shaun McCarty --
Dancing in the dark : women's spirituality and ministry / Joann Wolski Conn --
Spiritual direction with women / Kathleen Fischer --
Teresa of Jesus : model and mentor for ministry / Michaele Barry Wicks --
Rahnerian spirituality : implications for ministry / Mary E. Hines --
Spiritual direction : guidelines from some poets / Robert Morneau --
Meditative writing / Francis Dorff, O. Praem --
Ministering in a globalizing world : the challenge of a cross-cultural spirituality / Joseph G. Donders --
Spirituality and preaching / William Skudlarek --
Part II. Spirituality and the minister --
Each mortal thing does one thing and the same--
Selves : an approach to Christian discernment / Richard J. Hauser --
A hidden self grown strong / George Aschenbrenner --
The stress of spiritual ministry : practical suggestions on avoiding unnecessary distress / Robert J. Wicks --
Rediscovering God in the midst of our work / Joyce Rupp --
Ministering in the present moment / John P. Mossi --
Part III. Spirituality, theology, sacred Scripture, and psychology --
The closest Divine Person : a theology of the Holy Spirit / Barry R. Strong --
Theological reflection : unfolding the mystery / Anthony F. Krisak --
Ministry in the New Testament / Jude Winkler --
Listening for grace : self psychology and spiritual direction / C. Kevin Gillespie --
Part IV. Contemporary topics in spirituality and ministry --
Spirituality and social justice : a guide for ministry / Francis X. Meehan --
The relationship among authority, leadership, and spirituality in ministry / Brian O. McDermott --
A spirituality for collaborative ministry / Wilkie Au --
Spirituality, sexuality, intimacy, and ministry / Sheila Murphy --
"And God saw it was good" : spirituality for an ecological age / John R. Sachs --
V. Spirituality and ministry with specific populations --
Spiritual care of persons living with HIV/AIDS / Walter J. Smith --
From guilt to gratitude : spiritual ministry with persons who are poor and homeless / Catherine R. Gugerty --
Adolescent spirituality and ministry / Charles M. Shelton --
Spirituality and ministry to the chronologically-gifted / Edward R. Killackey --
Spirituality in the ministry to Hispanics / Mateo Perez --
Telling our story : ministry to the African-American spirit / Jerry E. Hargrove Jr. --
Spiritual leadership : a matrix for ministerial education / John P. Wagenhofer --
Marital development : psychological and spiritual dimensions / Paul R. Giblin. v. 2. Introduction / Robert J. Wicks --
Part I. Scripture --
Moses and the Christian Minister / Leslie J. Hoppe --
The paradox of mercy / Wilfrid J. Harrington --
Savoring the Psalter / Maribeth Howell --
From being loved into loving : the Gospel of John as a paradigm of ministry / Jude Winkler --
Part II. Darkness and hope --
What really matters : suffering and spirituality / Lucien Richard --
Death, the self, memory, and hope /rDermot A. Lane --
An experience of darkness and the search for a compassionate God / Marie D. Gipprich, Michaele Barry Wicks --
Letting go in hope : a spirituality for a chaotic world / Gerald A. Arbuckle --
Prayers from Calvary : a passion spirituality / John P. Mossi --
Part III. Spirituality and wholeness --
Spirituality for book lovers / Robert F. Morneau --
St. Therese of Lisieux : doctor of hope? / John Welch --
Trusting the action of God in ministry / William A. Barry --
Carl Jung and the quest for wholeness / William J. Sneck --
Self-images of oppression and liberation in ministry / Annice Callahan --
I want to be like God : a birthright for autonomy / George Aschenbrenner --
Time and time out of time : meeting God in the ordinary and extraordinary moment / Suzanne Mayer --
Attentive compassion : Franciscan resources for ministry / Michael W. Blastic --
Chaos and creation / Patricia Livingston --
A tradition of Spirit : breathing new life into ministry / Elizabeth A. Dreyer --
Part IV. Spiritual direction and mentoring --
Seasons in spiritual direction / Margaret B. Guenther --
Spiritual direction : stalking the boundaries / Bruce H. Lescher --
Spiritual direction as prophetic ministry / David Lonsdale --
Speaking of prayer / Phyllis Zagano --
Celtic soul friendship and contemporary spiritual mentoring / Edward C. Sellner --
Part V. Prayer --
The minister and personal prayer : evoking the spirit of Jesus / Richard J. Hauser --
The interior life of Jesus as the life of the people of God / William Reiser --
Socially engaged contemplation : living contemplatively in chaotic times / Janet Ruffing --
Contemplative meditation : a challenge from the tradition / Keith J. Egan --
Contemplative prayer as the soul of the Apostolate . Ernest E. Larkin --
Part VI. Group, community, and marital work --
Spiritual conversation groups : con-spiring with the Spirit / Kevin Gillespie --
The empty bell : a contemplative community / Robert A. Jonas --
Gender issues in ministry with couples / Kathleen Fischer, Thomas Hart --
Part VII. Homiletics, social thought, and liturgy --
A sprituality for justice / Walter J. Burghardt --
Reform, resist, resign : Catholic and American in the third Millennium / Lyle K. Weiss --
Women's liturgical spirituality / Susan K. Roll --
Part VIII. Ministry --
Ministering to the millions in the middle / Joseph A. Tetlow --
Discipleship / Lawrence S. Cunningham --
Reading and ministry : applying Lectio Divina principles in a ministerial context / Raymond Studzinski --
A perceptual approach to effective ministry / Wilkie Au --
Ministers as midwives and mothers of grace / E. Glenn Hinson --
Spirituality and counseling / Benedict M. Ashley --
Spiritual ministry with men in prison / Robert Wieber --
About the editor --
About the contributors --
Responsibility: edited by Robert J. Wicks.

Table of Contents:

by chrisph (WorldCat user on 2007-08-13)

Introduction 1 (8) Robert J. Wicks I. PRAYER AND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE Teaching Others To Pray 9 (9) William A. Barry Players and Coaches 18 (20) M. Basil Pennington A Brief Reflection on Prayer 38 (5) Maurice-Flood Spiritual Guidance in Today's World 43 (13) Carolyn Gratton Basics in Spiritual Direction 56 (21) Shaun McCarty Dancing in the Dark: Women's Spirituality and Ministry 77 (19) Joann Wolski Conn Spiritual Direction with Women 96 (19) Kathleen Fischer Teresa of Jesus: Model and Mentor for Ministry 115 (14) Michaele Barry Wicks Rahnerian Spirituality: Implications for Ministry 129 (12) Mary E. Hines Spiritual Direction: Guidelines from Some Poets 141 (12) Robert Morneau Meditative Writing 153 (21) Francis Dorff O. Praem. Ministering in a Globalizing World: The Challenge of a Cross-Cultural Spirituality 174 (17) Joseph G. Donders Spirituality and Preaching 191 (16) William Skudlarek II. SPIRITUALITY AND THE MINISTER Each Mortal Thing Does One Thing and the Same---Selves: An Approach to Christian Discernment 207 (21) Richard J. Hauser A Hidden Self Grown Strong 228 (21) George Aschenbrenner The Stress of Spiritual Ministry: Practical Suggestions on Avoiding Unnecessary Distress 249 (10) Robert J. Wicks Rediscovering God in the Midst of Our Work 259 (15) Joyce Rupp Ministering in the Present Moment 274 (17) John P. Mossi III. SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY, SACRED SCRIPTURE, AND PSYCHOLOGY The Closest Divine Person: A Theology of the Holy Spirit 291 (17) Barry R. Strong Theological Reflection: Unfolding the Mystery 308 (22) Anthony F. Krisak Ministry in the New Testament 330 (17) Jude Winkler Listening for Grace: Self Psychology and Spiritual Direction 347 (18) C. Kevin Gillespie IV. CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN SPIRITUALITY AND MINISTRY Spirituality and Social Justice: A Guide for Ministry 365 (16) Francis X. Meehan The Relationship Among Authority, Leadership, and Spirituality in Ministry 381 (10) Brian O. McDermott A Spirituality for Collaborative Ministry 391 (16) Wilkie Au Spirituality, Sexuality, Intimacy, and Ministry 407 (14) Sheila Murphy ``And God Saw It Was Good'': Spirituality for an Ecological Age 421 (26) John R. Sachs V. SPIRITUALITY AND MINISTRY WITH SPECIFIC POPULATIONS Spiritual Care of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS 447 (22) Walter J. Smith From Guilt to Gratitude: Spiritual Ministry with Persons Who Are Poor and Homeless 469 (14) Catherine R. Gugerty Adolescent Spirituality and Ministry 483 (17) Charles M. Shelton Spirituality and Ministry to the Chronologically-Gifted 500 (13) Edward R. Killackey Spirituality in the Ministry to Hispanics 513 (8) Mateo Perez Telling Our Story: Ministry to the African-American Spirit 521 (10) Jerry E. Hargrove Jr. Spiritual Leadership: A Matrix for Ministerial Education 531 (14) John P. Wagenhofer Marital Development: Psychological and Spiritual Dimensions 545 (24) Paul R. Giblin About the Editor 569 (1) About the Contributors 569 (6) Indexes 575


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