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|Description:||ix, 157 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Series Title:||Counseling and pastoral theology.|
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"In this book Jann Aldredge-Clanton brings a perspective from a theology of hope to people struggling with cancer Aldredge-Clanton believes that in the midst of a frightening illness, our spiritual task is to reunderstand our life story in light of the sacred story of God's love in the world. She investigates the images of God held by cancer patients and finds ways to connect their stories to these rich and renewing sacred stories." "This book is full of practical insights to enable pastors and pastoral counselors to help persons cope with the diagnosis and experience of cancer."--Jacket.
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- Cancer -- Patients -- Pastoral counseling of.
- Church work with the sick.
- Hope -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
- Neoplasms -- psychology.
- Pastoral Care.
- Cancéreux -- Counseling pastoral.
- Pastorale des malades.
- Espérance -- Aspect religieux -- Christianisme.