A Ministry of Presence: Chaplaincy, Spiritual Care, and the by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

By Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

Most humans within the usa at the present time not dwell their lives less than the counsel of neighborhood institutionalized non secular management, equivalent to rabbis, ministers, and monks; particularly, liberals and conservatives alike have taken cost in their personal spiritual or non secular practices. This shift, besides different social and cultural adjustments, has spread out a might be amazing house for chaplains—spiritual pros who frequently paintings with the endorsement of a non secular neighborhood yet do this paintings clear of its fast hierarchy, ministering in a mundane establishment, comparable to a jail, the army, or an airport, to an ever-changing workforce of consumers of broadly various faiths and beliefs.

In A Ministry of Presence, Winnifred Fallers Sullivan explores how chaplaincy works within the United States—and specifically the way it sits uneasily on the intersection of legislations and faith, religious care, and govt legislation. liable for ministering to the wandering souls of the globalized financial system, the chaplain works with a consumers usually unmarked by way of a selected spiritual id, and does so on behalf of an earthly establishment, like a clinic. Sullivan's exam of the occasionally heroic yet frequently deeply ambiguous paintings yields attention-grabbing insights into modern non secular existence, the politics of non secular freedom, and the endless negotiation of religion's position in American institutional life.

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