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Grief : contemporary theory and the practice of ministry

Author: Melissa M Kelley
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa M Kelley
ISBN: 9780800696610 0800696611
OCLC Number: 868059626
Description: viii, 167 s. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Mosaic as art form --
Mosaic as a metaphor for grief --
Description of terms --
Contemporary topics in grief --
Three dimensions of grief --
The trajectories of grief --
Central features of the grieving process --
The balancing act of grief care --
The mosaic of grief --
The history of grief theory --
Early perspectives on grief --
Psychoanalytic understanding of grief --
Critique of the standard psychoanalytic model of mourning --
Further dimensions of traditional grief theory --
Stage theory --
Cultural critique of traditional grief theory --
The mosaic of grief --
Attachment theory and attachment to God --
Case vignette --
Attachment theory --
Attachment to God --
Ministerial perspective --
The mosaic of grief --
Questions for reflection --
Meaning-making after loss --
Case vignette --
The meaning of meaning --
Stories and meaning --
The common elements of stories --
Our stories and loss --
David's story --
Meaning-making after loss --
Meaninglessness --
Meaning-making in theological perspective --
Meaning and attachment to God --
Ministerial perspective --
The mosaic of grief --
Questions for reflection --
Grief, stress, and religious coping --
Case vignette --
Stress and grief --
Coping with stress --
Religious coping --
Religious coping in theological perspective --
Religious coping, attachment, and making-meaning --
Ministerial perspective --
The mosaic of grief --
Questions for reflection --
Grief in relational perspective --
Case vignette --
A relational perspective on grief --
Theological perspective --
Wholeness from the brokenness of grief --
Ministerial perspective --
Enfolded in God's love --
The mosaic of grief --
Questions for reflection
Responsibility: Melissa M. Kelley
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