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Jesus' mandate to heal the sick is beginning to enter into faith communities today. In this sound and practical book, Father Leo Thomas and Jan Alkire show how this vital ministry is rooted in Christian scriptural and sacramental tradition.
Pastors and lay leaders will benefit from the authors' faith-filled, balanced wisdom. "Healing as a Parish Ministry" will help all who read it become more effective channels of Christ's healing to those who are hurting.
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Leo Thomas, O.P. (1922-1997), a Dominican priest, spent 35 years in the ministry of pastoral care. Founder of the Institute for Christian Ministries, he also co-authored "Healing Ministry: A Practical Guide".
Jan Alkire is a writer and national speaker. Her newest book is "Healing: Stories of Faith, Hope, and Love".Review:
...corrects much of the confusion and apprehension surrounding the healing ministry. The authors present a practical yet powerful guide... -- Barbara Shlemon Ryan, author of "Healing Prayer" and Healing the Hidden Self"
I find the faith and theology of "Healing as a Parish Ministry" not only orthodox but creative and necessary... -- Fabian Parmisano, O.P., Censor Deputatus
Pastorally sensitive, theologically balanced, and clearly written, "Healing as a Parish Ministry" is charged with a faith-filled spirit. -- Raymond G. Hunthausen, Retired Archbishop of Seattle
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Book Description Ave Maria Pr, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0877934746
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