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Suicide: Pastoral Responses Paperback – 1 Sep 2006


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  • Paperback: 148 pages
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press (1 Sep 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0687492971
  • ISBN-13: 978-0687492978
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 0.8 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 272,045 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Loren L Townsend is Professor Pastoral Care and Counselling at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Kentucky, USA.

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Gritty, graceful and down-right great! This work presents a collection of strategies for responding to individuals at-risk of suicide and those families affected by suicide. This book is an essential resource for ministers to help identify the warning signs of suicide and give steps for intervention and prevention, with a powerful weave of narrative, biblical and theoretical good practice.

It's a heartfelt pastoral response valuably filled with strategies for congregational care along the continuum of suicidal behaviour. The author ambitiously and effectively offers the reader that all ministerial support and personal compassion is a redemptive work. This is an essential and unique contribution for those serving individuals in this painful and complex area of the human condition.
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Provides some understanding for families
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