1st Edition

Gerontology in Theological Education
Local Program Development

ISBN 9780866569583
Published September 26, 1989 by Routledge
174 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Gerontology in Theological Education: Local Program Development provides a source book for administrators and faculty in theological schools who are concerned about the increasing number of older persons in congregations and communities. Theoretical, theological, and practical chapters offer guidance to those interested in adventuring into aging for the first time or in revising present commitments.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Part I: The Atlanta Experience
  • How to Integrate Gerontology Into Seminary Curriculum
  • Three Seminaries and a Gerontology Center in Atlanta
  • Gerontology in the Three Atlanta Seminaries: Views of the Post-Doctoral Fellows
  • Part II: Gerontological and Theological Disciplines and Practices
  • Aging and a Meaningful Future
  • An Historical Perspective on the Church and the Elderly
  • Gerontology and the New Testament
  • Pastoral Care and Models of Aging
  • Christian Education and Older Persons in Congregations
  • Worship and Gerontology
  • Spirituality and the Later Years
  • Gerontology in Urban and Rural Congregations and Communities
  • Preaching and Aging

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