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Beyond the suffering : embracing the legacy of African American soul care and spiritual direction

Author: Robert W Kellemen; Karole A Edwards
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
The African American church has always helped hurting people through the ministries of sustaining, healing, reconciling, and guiding. This four-dimensional model is the traditional and widely recognized pattern for understanding lay spiritual friendship, pastoral care, and professional Christian counseling. 'Beyond the Suffering' offers an in-depth exploration of this rich tradition, showing Christians proven ways  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Kellemen; Karole A Edwards
ISBN: 9780801068065 0801068061
OCLC Number: 123079246
Notes: Fuller Libraries notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255).
An unbroken circle: ask for the ancient paths -- Out of africa: from victim to victor -- Watered with our tears: slavery in the land of liberty -- From sunup to sundown: troubled in the heart -- Deep is the hunger: emancipation from the slavery of sin -- The old ship of zion: more than just sunday meetings -- A sorrowful joy: everybody's heart in tune -- Sons of thunder: founding fathers -- Sisters of the spirit: mentoring mothers -- This far by faith: the drama of deliverance.
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: An unbroken circle: ask for the ancient paths --
Out of africa: from victim to victor --
Watered with our tears: slavery in the land of liberty --
From sunup to sundown: troubled in the heart --
Deep is the hunger: emancipation from the slavery of sin --
The old ship of zion: more than just sunday meetings --
A sorrowful joy: everybody's heart in tune --
Sons of thunder: founding fathers --
Sisters of the spirit: mentoring mothers --
This far by faith: the drama of deliverance.
Responsibility: Robert W. Kellemen and Karole A. Edwards.
Local System Bib Number:
247494

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The African American Church has always helped hurting and hardened people through the personal and corporate ministries of sustaining, healing, reconciling, and guiding. This book seeks to uncover  Read more...
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