A Practical Christology for Pastoral Supervision
This book sets out a Christological framework for developing and delivering pastoral supervision. Pastoral supervision is a key consideration for any denomination, congregation, or faith-based organisation, so this is a vital resource for well-being for clergy, chaplains, and a wide array of pastoral workers.
Three central Christological themes, the revealing, re-membering, and restoring Jesus, provide the theological framework for good supervision practice. The book draws insights from three gospel passages––Luke 24:13–34, Luke 22:39–53 and John 21:1–14––for its Christological themes. The practical Christology for pastoral supervision is deepened and extended through three theologians: Martin Luther (reformed), Emil Brunner (neo-orthodox), and James McClendon (small B baptist).
Professional supervision (coaching, mentoring, and spiritual direction) is increasingly sought––even required––by many people in church and faith-based organisations. This book will, therefore, be an excellent resource to theologians interested in supervision, practical theology, and Christology.
1 Pastoral supervision in the Australian context
2 What is ‘pastoral’ about supervision?
3 Pastoral supervision in a digital age
4 Revealing Jesus: what Scripture brings into the room
5 Revealing Jesus: what theology and practice bring into the room
6 Remembering Jesus: what Scripture brings into the room
7 Remembering Jesus: what theology and practice bring into the room
8 Restoring Jesus: what Scripture brings into the room
9 Restoring Jesus: what theology and practice bring into the room
10 Five challenges for pastoral supervisors in the twenty-first century