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Titles by: Donald Capps

Author: Donald Capps

Donald Capps is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has written many books, including Jesus the Village Psychiatrist.

The Child's Song
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1/1/1995 Add to Shopping Cart

The Child's Song

The Religious Abuse of Children

Theological ideas and biblical injunctions have frequently been employed to legitimate the physical abuse of children. Some theological ideas are inherently abusive because they create fear in a child's mind, causing a child to feel alone, odd, and ...

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The Decades of Life
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8/15/2008 Add to Shopping Cart

The Decades of Life

A Guide to Human Development

In groundbreaking fashion Donald Capps builds on Erik Erikson's work on the eight stages of life by focusing on the decades of life. This important modification allows developmental theory to be applied to the way people discuss life stages--in ten-...

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The Faith and Friendships of Teenage Boys
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9/3/2012 Add to Shopping Cart

The Faith and Friendships of Teenage Boys

Drawing on research and case studies, three pastoral care experts argue that one of the primary contexts in which the faith formation of teenage boys takes place is in their relationships with other adolescent males. Written by the authors of Losers...

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Jesus the Village Psychiatrist
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1/21/2008 Add to Shopping Cart

Jesus the Village Psychiatrist

All of the Gospels and the whole of Christian tradition depict Jesus as a miraculous healer who can cure blindness, leprosy, hemorrhages, and a host of other maladies. But how did Jesus actually heal? In this fascinating book, Donald Capps argues th...

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Losers, Loners, and Rebels
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Losers, Loners, and Rebels

The Spiritual Struggles of Boys

The early years of adolescence are a tumultuous time, full of challenges and opportunities that can shape one's whole life. In recent years several books have analyzed this period of life for girls, but this is the first book that investigates the i...

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The Poet's Gift
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4/1/1993 Add to Shopping Cart

The Poet's Gift

Toward the Renewal of Pastoral Care

Donald Capps draws upon the poetry of William Stafford and Denise Levertov to show how poetry can benefit the field of pastoral care. He argues that poetry focuses on the immediate experience and attends to life itself, whereas theology and ethics f...

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