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My Life As a Chaplain: How a Hospital Chaplain Helps Patients

Spirn, Charles A.

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ISBN 10: 0884002098 / ISBN 13: 9780884002093
Published by Charles a Spirn, Riverdale, New York, U.S.A., 2000
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: My Life As a Chaplain: How a Hospital ...

Publisher: Charles a Spirn, Riverdale, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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Presents 'case histories' meant for those interested in the human dynamics of hospital patients, and provides a blueprint for clergy involved in hospital visitations. In this book, former senior chaplain of Mt Sinai Medical Center in New York relates anecdotes from his career of providing compassionate and effective care to innumerable patients.

About the Author:

A native of France, Rabbi Charles Spirn escaped the German invasion as a teenager. He received his B.A. and Semicha ordination from Yeshiva University and served in the Orthodox pulpit rabbinate for 28 years. He received his Ph.D. in French Literature from Columbia University in 1976, writing his thesis on Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In 1979, Rabbi Spirn was appointed the first Head Chaplain of the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors in recognition of his achievements in the rabbinate and in hospital chaplaincy.

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