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Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work - Eugene H. Peterson

Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work

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Published: October 1992
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Originally published in 1980 and now being reprinted to meet continuing demand, 'Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work' shows how five Old Testament books provide a solid foundation for much of what a pastor does.

Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
The Pastoral Work of Prayer-Directing: Song of Songsp. 23
Salvationp. 27
Adamp. 33
Sexualityp. 37
Covenantp. 43
Bodyp. 56
Eucharistp. 62
The Pastoral Work of Story-Making: Ruthp. 73
Ruth and the Feast of Pentecostp. 76
The Short Storyp. 82
Counseling and Visitationp. 89
Naomi, Ruth, and Boazp. 97
The Genealogyp. 105
"What Does This Mean?"p. 110
The Pastoral Work of Pain-Sharing: Lamentationsp. 113
Contextp. 115
Formp. 118
Historyp. 124
Angerp. 129
Dignityp. 137
Communityp. 141
Comfortp. 145
The Pastoral Work of Nay-Saying: Ecclesiastesp. 149
"Vanity of Vanities!"p. 153
"I the Qoheleth"p. 156
"I Commend Enjoyment"p. 159
"Besides Being Wise"p. 165
"Eternity into Man's Mind"p. 171
"You Do Not Know the Work of God"p. 174
"Be Not Righteous Overmuch"p. 179
"The End of the Matter . . . Fear God"p. 186
The Pastoral Work of Community-Building: Estherp. 191
Purimp. 198
Susap. 203
Hamanp. 216
Mordecaip. 224
Hadassahp. 232
Epiloguep. 239
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ISBN: 9780802806604
ISBN-10: 0802806600
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 251
Published: October 1992
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.35