Title

[Preaching as Pastoral Care, 1 of 2]

Original Title

Mitchell, Dr. Henry H., Pastoral Care Side ( 1 of 2)

Authors

Henry Mitchell

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Collection

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1977-05-21

Playing Time

01:30:52

Abstract

Dr. Henry Mitchell gives a lecture on pastoral care. In the lecture he discusses how ministry is important at times of death. He also contrasts the Black church understanding of ministry and death to the White Church.

File Name

auc.048.b11t04.19770521.aud0042

Comments

00:00:05 Audio begins with singing and prayer.

00:06:13 Dr. Henry Mitchell talks about death, dying, and preaching as pastoral care.

00:09:58 Talks about there is no time in the career of the minister when ministry is more important than times of death.

00:14:04 Talks about how there is no place in ministry or culture that the Black church is in complete contrast to the White Church than in death and dying.

00:21:05 Talks about how death in Africa is totally different phenomenon than what it is in White Euro-American and Western culture.

00:34:20 Talks about living dead in Africa.

00:44:09 Talks about how to minister to people and understand their concerns.

00:56:40 Talks about grief work.

01:04:04 Talks about how grief has to be ventilated constructively.

01:16:05 Talks about ministering to a person facing terminal cancer.

01:23:40 Talks about never assuming that people have to die and never declaring the impossibility of a cure.

01:30:52 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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