Updated pastoral care

The Pastor as a Moral Guide, by Rebekah L. Miles

Pastors stand with their parishioners in many of life's most complex and troubling moral moments. The early modern pastoral care and counseling movement made clear the dangers of simple moralism, and more recent commentators have excoriated the seeming moral relativism that came next. Many pastors have been left wondering how best to care for their parishioners. How can they both respect people's integrity and offer them the full resources and wisdom of Christian faith?

 

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