One of many much less formal however most necessary features of parish ministry entails offering counseling to parishioners in want of sympathetic listening to and understanding recommendation from somebody they personally know and belief. Jesus Wept supplies a theological, psychological, and doctrinal basis of the Jap Orthodox Christian view of dying that counselors can go alongside to assist the bereaved place the decedent’s passing into correct non secular context. It additionally discusses the psychological, purposeful, and non secular elements of the Jap Orthodox funeral providers.
Writer Gregory P. Wynot, Sr. focuses on the particularly traumatic circumstances linked with the dying of a member of the family or liked one and particulars the phases of dying and the grieving course of. He additionally discusses the right way to diagnose and categorize totally different sorts of grief in addition to how finest to strategy particular conditions. Lastly, Wynot seems on the impression of bereavement counseling on the counselor, who should discover a delicate stability between being a “non secular father” and psychological “caregiver”. Additionally included are useful resource appendices and a bibliography for additional studying.
Jesus Wept is a useful useful resource that may ease the burden of what’s definitely probably the most difficult duties any counselor known as upon to carry out.