Chloe Breyer is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of New York and exeutive director of Interfaith Center of New York. She is the author of The Close: A Young Womans First Year at Seminary (Basic Books, 2000).
At the end of my first year at General Theological Seminary, in New York City, I spent eight weeks in clinical pastoral education at Bellevue Hospital. In case I thought that seminary was simply about mastering theology, General had arranged a summer’s worth of practical education in pastoral care.
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