“The Practice of Pastoral Care” by Carrie Doehring

The Practice of Pastoral Care: A Postmodern Approach

The Practice of Pastoral Care: A Postmodern Approach by Carrie Doehring
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

With a title like this, it should be obvious to the reader that this work is intended for a religious audience. The fact is that every religion has someone that fills in the role of pastoral care. The title may not be pastor. It could be teacher, Rabbi, Bishop, etc.

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“How to Live in Fear” by Lance Hahn

How to Live in Fear: Mastering the Art of Freaking Out

How to Live in Fear: Mastering the Art of Freaking Out by Lance Hahn

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


As is indicated by the subtitle, this book is about mastering the art of “freaking out.” Does this mean that one must subdue their fear entirely? Do we be come fearless machinations for the corporate cogs of capitalism? (That took a dark turn pretty quick). The answer is, if you really don’t know it already, “of course not.”

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“Now You’re Speaking My Language” by Gary Chapman

Now You're Speaking My Language: Honest Communication and Deeper Intimacy for a Stronger Marriage

Now You’re Speaking My Language: Honest Communication and Deeper Intimacy for a Stronger Marriage by Gary Chapman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book is a Christian book. This is an essential disclaimer to address from the beginning. While other books by Gary Chapman may have a little “religion” within the works, such as “The Five Love Languages,” this book is explicitly Christian and is not for a non-Christian audience.

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