Chaplaincy, Spiritual and Pastoral Care, General

Bidwell, D.R., Short-Term Spiritual Guidance (Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Series), Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2004.

Burton, L.A.,ed., Making Chaplaincy Work:  Practical Approaches, New York:  Haworth Press, 1998.

Clinebell, H., Basic Types of Pastoral Care and Counseling:  Resources for the Ministry of Healing and Growth, Abingdon Press, 1984.

Gerkin, C.V., An Introduction to Pastoral Care, Abingdon Press, 1997.

Foerster, L.A., For Praying Out Loud: Interfaith Prayers for Public Occasions, Skinner House Books, 2003.

Leadingham, C., Moschella, J.E., Vartanian, H.M., eds., Peace Prayers: Meditations, Affirmations, Invocations, Poems, and Prayers for Peace, HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.

Leech, K., Spirituality and Pastoral Care, Cowley, 1989.

Nouwen, H., Ministry and Spirituality, Continuum, 1996.  

Switzer, D.K., Pastoral Care Emergencies (Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Series), Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2002.

VandeCreek, L., Lucas, A.M., eds, The Discipline for Pastoral Care Giving:  Foundations for Outcome Oriented Chaplaincy, New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, 2001.


Lebacqz, K., Driskill, J.D., Ethics and Spiritual Care:  A Guide for Pastor, Abingdon Press, 2000.

P. Harvey, An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics:  Foundations, Values, and Interests, Cambridge: University Press, 2000.

Spiritual Assessment

Fitchett, G., Assessing Spiritual Needs: A Guide for Caregivers, Academic Renewal Press, 2002.

Hodge, D. R., Spiritual Assessment: Handbook for Helping Professionals, North American Association of Christians in Social Work, 2003.