Still Waters and Streams: Introduction to Pastoral Care (Pacific School of Religion)

Drawing from readings, class lectures and a case study, students will develop skills for pastoral conversations and spiritual care. This course will provide a special focus on assisting others in crises, such as illness, troubled relationships, loss, death and dying. Students will understand and observe pastoral care as a spiritual undertaking involving lay members as well as clergy within a faith community. Pastoral care will be explored in the context of theological issues such as theodicy (problem of evil in a “good” world), God as a benevolent being, and sin.

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