The Search for Compassion
Spirituality and Ministry
By (author) Andrew Purves
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Search for Compassion by Andrew Purves
Book DescriptionThe meaning of compassion is more than just sympathy, empathy, pity, and concern. Compassion has a theological meaning. In this book, Andrew Purves sees compassion as the center of pastoral care, holding theology, spirituality, and ministry together. He examines how a renewed compassion gives ministry shape and content which "grows out of the life of God, and God's care for the world."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780664250652
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1989
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Andrew Purves
Andrew Purves is Professor of Reformed Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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