Clinical Theology, a Theological and Psychiatric Basis to Clinical Pastoral Care, Volume 1 (Paperback)
This is a two-volume textbook in clinical theology. It serves as a course in clinical pastoral training and care which makes full use of the resources and techniques of psychology. This work integrates the theological, psychiatric, and psychoanalytical disciplines with remarkable success and clarity. It offers full analyses of mental and spiritual conditions and they are illustrated with case-histories. It serves as the foundation for training seminars in pastoral counseling offered in diocesan centers in Great Britain. Thomas Oden refers to this textbook as a "brilliant work" and considers Lake to have been one of the foremost pastoral counseling theologians in the twentieth century. This work can revolutionize the pastoral counseling ministry of pastors and is also an exceptional resource for preparation of sermons with its wealth of information and insights.