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Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 24–35 | Cite as

Pastoral theology in a pluralistic age

  • Don Browning
Articles

Abstract

The article presents a theological and normative response to the question, “What is Pastoral Theology?”. The primary task is to bring together theological ethics and the social sciences to provide a normative vision of the human life cycle for a pluralistic setting with diverse religio-cultural assumptions. Introduces a clinical case to suggest the range of questions with which Pastoral Theology should be concerned and presents four propositions informed by a theological ethic and a dynamic perspective.

Keywords

Life Cycle Social Science Human Life Clinical Case Normative Response 
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Copyright information

© Human Sciences Press 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don Browning
    • 1
  1. 1.The Divinity SchoolUniversity of ChicagoChicago

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