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Description - The Search for Compassion by Andrew Purves

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780664250652
ISBN-10: 0664250653
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 285
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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