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Pastoral Care

Caregiving to Muslims: A Guide for Chaplains, Counselors, Healthcare and Social Workers

Dr. Muhammad Hatim, Imam Warith Deen Muhammad Professor of African American Muslim Studies

Dr. Muhammad Hatim, Imam Warith Deen Muhammad Professor of African American Muslim Studies

MUHAMMAD HATIM, PH.D, D.MIN., is a respected religious leader, human rights activist, educator, lecturer, and counselor. He retired as an Imam with the Admiral Family Circle Islamic… Continue reading

Footnotes: New GTF Students

Welcome, new students!

Emmanuel Ansah of Accra, Ghana, has entered the Doctor of Ministry program. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Western International University (Phoenix, Arizona). Rev. Ansah serves as a senior associate pastor and is a member… Continue reading

Footnotes: Pastoral Nurture Institute (Apply by May 26)

Dr. John H. Morgan

Dr. John H. Morgan

Students attending the upcoming Residential Institute (June 8-12) at the GTF, “Examining Approaches in Pastoral Nurture,” will focus on two main areas: Exploring Options in the Practice of Ministry, and Examining Approaches in Pastoral… Continue reading

Dr. Jeremiah Murasso on Pastoral Logotherapy

Recently, Dr. Jeremiah Murasso spoke with us about the new field of pastoral logotherapy and its applications. Dr. Murasso visited the GTF in March as part of our thesis defense panel. He serves as Robert C. Leslie Professor of Pastoral… Continue reading

Theological Education: A Paradigm Shift

“From Doctrinal to Pastoral Curriculum Orientation”

Survey: This study was conducted on the basis of information, provided on the websites of the institutions, analyzed in this data-based assessment of the size of faculty and the number of faculty teaching in… Continue reading

Footnotes: Counseling and Pastoral Issues

Students in the December 2014 Institute on "Meaning, Personhood, and  Relationships" ( Pictured from left to right are Imam Jowad Al-Ansari, Mrs. Linda Manternach, Rev. Matthew Rhodes, Dr. John Morgan (tutor), Ms. Joanne Halstead, Ms. Ellen Gilhooly, Rev. Horace (Duke) Walker, Chaplain Bea Broder-Oldach)

Students in the December 2014 Institute on “Meaning, Personhood, and Relationships”

The registration deadline for the March 2015 Institute, “The Classical Schools of Counseling and Their Relevance to Pastoral Issues,” is February 23. Space is limited! Dr. John… Continue reading