The Resource Rediscovering a ministry of health : parish nursing as a mission of the local church, Helen Anne Wordsworth., (ebook)

Rediscovering a ministry of health : parish nursing as a mission of the local church, Helen Anne Wordsworth., (ebook)

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Rediscovering a ministry of health : parish nursing as a mission of the local church
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Rediscovering a ministry of health
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parish nursing as a mission of the local church
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Helen Anne Wordsworth.
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eng
Summary
It is not possible to look at the ministry of Jesus without noticing his concern for the poor and the sick. He not only had a huge sense of compassion for people who were suffering, but sent people out to heal the sick and tell them the Kingdom of God is near them. This concern for health and wholeness has inspired Christians through the ages as they have cared for the sick, founded hospitals, and been at the forefront of public health movements. In the nineteenth century, the church was one of the major influencers in initiating ministries of health, both through the work of its own deaconesses and the involvement of its members as they felt a sense of vocation to nursing and public health work. Florence Nightingale was a theologian and statistician as well as being a nurse leader. However, with the advent of state health provision and private health insurance schemes, the role of the local church in health has diminished. This book describes a simple way for churches to re-engage with health ministry and presents evidence that underlines not only a Biblical authenticity for its place in the mission of a local church, but also a compelling rationale for its implementation. It will be of interest to church leaders and all those involved in health care
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Midwest
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Wordsworth, Helen Anne
Dewey number
259.4
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Parish nursing
  • Church work with the sick
  • Healing
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Rediscovering a ministry of health : parish nursing as a mission of the local church, Helen Anne Wordsworth., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781498205962
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12316922
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MWT12316922
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Rediscovering a ministry of health : parish nursing as a mission of the local church, Helen Anne Wordsworth., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781498205962
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12316922
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12316922
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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